Boris Johnson has invited Russia to join the US-led coalition in Syria

Boris Johnson

The British foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has invited Russia to join the international coalition led by the United States to combat “Islamic state” (IG banned in Russia) in Syria. It is reported by The Daily Telegraph, quoting an article Johnson published in the printed version of the newspaper.

As the Minister said, Moscow would “join the coalition, which includes more than 60 countries in the fight against ISIS and to preserve its strategic interests in Syria with the prospect of a more fruitful relationship with President [of the USA Donald] trump.”

Johnson also expressed confidence that in the attack using weapons of mass destruction in the province of Idlib was attended by two aircraft, which “took off from the airbase, where they stored chemical weapons.”

The Minister said that Russia needs to facilitate a ceasefire, to prevent the use of chemical weapons to achieve “to achieve a political settlement that would free the Syrians (from power of Syrian President Bashar al — Assad – approx. “Of the”)”.

“The Russians saved him. They are able to help to seek its care through a controlled transition, which will preserve the key institutions of the state and will bring the country a stable, pluralistic future,” — said the Minister.

April 4 was made of a chemical attack on opposition-controlled Syrian town of Khan shaykhun (Idlib). According to the world health organization, 84 people have been killed, almost 600 injured.

Some countries, such as United States, accused Damascus in the use of chemical weapons. Three days later the us military by order of the President of Donald trump has struck cruise missiles on a government air base Shirt (province of HOMS), where, as suggested in Washington, Syrian planes flew in Khan Shaykhun.