Ryabkov: the US proposals on Syria does not feel radically innovative elements


RIA Novosti

Radically innovative elements in the proposals of the USA in Syria, no. This was stated in interview to the newspaper “Kommersant”, the Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Ryabkov.

“Proposal of the American side on the Syrian Affairs largely represent a continuation of the line, held them before, – said Ryabkov. – There are a number of new elements, but something radically innovative, the unusual fact that the previously mentioned American colleagues on this topic, we don’t feel”.

“We persistently work in favor of the fact that the Syrian problem was solved politically, in a broad sense, – said the Deputy Minister. – There are tools: the Astana process, the Geneva process. The political track to remove the problem that arose after the incident in Khan Sheyhun, is the only possible one”.

According to him, need to send in Khan Shaykhun and the airbase in Sirat international mission of experts. “This is no alternative path if we don’t want to be a victim of political disagreements was our shared conviction that the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons is an effective organization,” said Ryabkov.