German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that the best tool in the fight against terrorist organization “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia — approx. “Of the tape.ru”) is the creation of a coalition with regional forces. On Saturday, may 6, reports TASS with reference to a video podcast: from the website of the German government.
“If you take, for example, Syria and the fight against Islamist terrorism, I believe the correct formation of coalitions, including the regional powers, particularly the Gulf countries and others,” she said.
Earlier, on 6 may it was reported that in the same video message, Merkel said that NATO must demonstrate a willingness to defend one side, but not to break off the thread of dialogue with Russia.
On 14 March it became known that the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused German Chancellor Angela Merkel in support of terrorists. Berlin called his words absurd.