Lavrov accused the US of deadly provocations
U.S. suit against Russian troops in Syria’s deadly provocations. About it in interview to the newspaper “Ash-shark al-Ausat” has declared the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov, reports RIA Novosti.
“Then allegedly accidentally hit by Syrian troops, after which the ISIS (ISIS, a group banned in Russia) go to the counter, “incite” other terrorists on the strategic locations where you restored the legitimate authority of the official Damascus, against our troops will satisfied with deadly provocations,” he said.
Also, according to him, the Moscow concern “the tactics of half-measures” adopted by Washington and its allies in the region.
“If you apply double standards, dividing terrorists into “bad” and “not very bad” to forget about the need for the UN security Council sanctions for its activity, about the effectiveness of counter-terrorism is difficult to speak,” explained the Minister. He added that the “Islamic state” began to take positions only under pressure from the Syrian army, with the help of Russian troops.
September 22, Lavrov said that Moscow would respond to Washington’s attempts to prevent terrorism in Syria. According to him, Russia is in regular contact with the state Department and the Pentagon. In these talks, the Russian side has made clear to Americans that “if territories that are close to the American “friends”, or how they can even call it that, attempts will be made to complicate the completion of the counterterrorist operation, it will not remain without a response”.
The opposition to President Bashar al-Assad and seek his overthrow of the rebels began in 2011. The conflict escalated into full-scale civil war, which strengthened the terrorist organization, including Islamic state.