The administration of U.S. President Donald trump agrees with the finding of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad in power until 2021. On this edition of The New Yorker told a number of sources in the American and European corridors of power.
The official position of Washington was influenced by successes of Syrian government forces with the support of Russia, Iran and Hezbollah. Currently, Damascus control such “gems” of the opposition, as Damascus, Hama, HOMS, Latakia and Aleppo — of the territory called in the US “useful Syria”. Assad has managed to combine the things that a year ago was caved in, the newspaper said.
In addition, the success of the Syrian opposition in the fight against “Islamic state” (IG, an organization banned in Russia) was much more modest indicators of Damascus. On the backdrop of the internal contradictions of the U.S.-backed factions quarreled among themselves, and unable to be the alternative to the Assad regime, the newspaper notes.
Diplomatically speaking, the powerful Troika of Russia, Iran and Turkey, dominant in the peace process in Syria, did not attach particular importance to the U.S. position, sums up The New Yorker.
11 December, Putin visited the military base in the Syrian Mamimi, ordered to begin the withdrawal of Russian troops to their permanent deployment. He noted that Russia’s Armed forces and the Syrian army for two years, “defeated the most efficient group of international terrorists”. Putin then said that if the militants “will again raise the head, then we will inflict on them such attacks, which they still have not seen”.