The official representative of the foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova entered into a polemic with the US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power, who considered the military operation of Russia and the Syrian army in Aleppo “gift” to terrorists.
Commented Maria Zakharova on his page in Facebook harsh statements Ambassador to the United States, which has criticized Moscow’s position on the Syrian issue.
Samantha Power said that the actions of the armed forces of Russia and Syria to Aleppo will lead to increased flow of refugees and further radicalization of the population, and, ultimately, by LIH and “al-Nusra Dzhebhat” (banned in Russia as a terrorist group.
Zakharov believes that the best “gift to terrorists” will be possible to abandon cooperation with Russia on the Syrian settlement. She noted that if the threats from Washington about the termination of cooperation “will turn into décor decisions, then more doubts will not be — the White house took the fighters under his wing, and terrorist on the streets of the big holiday”.
Speaking of gifts to the terrorists, the diplomat also mentioned a spike, “dzhebhat an-Nusra” and the “moderate opposition” fighters delivery of humanitarian aid and bombing the Syrian army, fighting with the “Islamic state”.
In addition, Zakharov reminded that the presence in Syria of terrorists for a long time, in principle, denied by Washington. “The world has learned about the “Islamic state of Iraq and the Levant and other extremist currents in Syria from the Russian representatives,” she said.
On the eve of U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry has threatened Russia to stop teamwork in Syria. During a telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov Kerry called on Moscow to put pressure on Damascus to Syrian troops stopped the attack on Aleppo and returned to observing the cease-fire.
Earlier, the scandalous statement of the distinguished representative of the state Department of the USA John Kirby. During a regular briefing he said that Moscow will continue to lose aircraft and to bags with bodies of the military, if not change its position on the Syrian issue. Kirby also did not exclude that in the Russian cities possible targets for terror attacks. The Russian side has described the statement as pandering to extremists.
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