State Department spokesman John Kirby said that he knew nothing about the debate in the U.S. regarding the recognition of terrorist groups of “Ahrar al-sham and Jaish al-Islam”. Both Russia considers a terrorist group, they are banned as well as IG.
Kirby has explained that the list of terrorist groups identified by the United Nations and adopted by members of the Syrian support Group, which includes Russia.
According to Kirby, the UN security Council is discussing the extension of the list of terrorist organizations.
Application for the inclusion of these groups in the list of terrorist organizations, Russia made on April 26, but the United States blocked the UN security Council for this proposal.
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