The commander of Russian troops in Syria accused the US coalition in collusion with ISIS
MOSCOW, 9 Aug — RIA Novosti. The coalition led by the USA and the “Union of democratic forces” collude with the leaders of the terrorist group “Islamic state”* that without a fight pass occupied settlements in Syria, said the commander of the Russian group of forces in Syria, Colonel-General Sergey Surovikin.
“Instead of having to destroy the terrorists responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of innocent Syrian citizens, the coalition led by the United States, along with the controlled “Union of democratic forces” collude with the leaders of ISIL without a fight pass occupied settlements and sent to those provinces where they were active Syrian government forces,” he said.
The commander of the Russian group of forces in the SAR noted that “the impression that under the legend of the fight against international terrorism in Syria the Americans are using ISIS to offer stubborn resistance to advancing government troops.”
*A terrorist organization banned in Russia.