Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has described as utterly unrealistic the idea of a President Donald trump of creating safe zones on Syrian territory. The head of the Arab Republic, said in an interview to the Internet portal Yahoo News.
At the same time, Assad said that still hopes to cooperate with the Bush administration, but only “after the rapprochement between the US and Russia.”
On 8 February, the permanent representative of Russia to UN Vitaly Churkin called the idea of creating in Syria a security zone for the solution of the refugee problem late.
The diplomat said that currently in Syria there is a regime of cease-fire and “fastened the process of negotiations” between the Syrian government and the opposition, including armed. Churkin added that the time is approaching when we need to raise the question of the return to their homes of refugees and displaced persons.
The Ambassador believes that if at this time to begin to organize the security zone, “this will distract the attention, forces and resources from the essential task of returning people to their homes and provide them normal life.”