Russia could join the Western coalition in Syria only on equal terms. This was stated by Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Vladimir Jabbarov Thursday, April 20, during a video bridge “Moscow — Cairo” reports “parliamentary newspaper”.
“A Grand coalition [in Syria] would be the perfect solution if there was not the flagship in the face of one of the country which is United States. There we need to be involved in absolutely equal terms,” said the Senator.
In addition, according to dzhabarov, the coalition should not put political conditions on the change of the regime of President Bashar al-Assad, as Russia never will not agree.
On 16 April, the British foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in his article in The Daily Telegraph expressed the idea that Russia could join the coalition, representing more than 60 countries to combat “Islamic state” (banned in Russia), in order to preserve its strategic interests in Syria and the opportunity to establish relations with US President Donald trump.
First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on security and defense Franz Klintsevich, commenting on the initiative, Johnson pointed out that the Western coalition should join Russia and her allies to fight terrorists. “It was said, however, quite another matter hero of Andrei Mironov in “Diamond hand”: no, it is better you to us”, — he explained.