The Kremlin does not agree with the assessment of Donald trump, who in connection with himachali the city Council has called Bashar al-Assad “animal”. “Assad is the legitimate President of the Syrian Arab Republic. Hardly correct to use such insulting phrases against the legitimate President”, – said the press-Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov, commenting on the tweet trump.
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According to Peskov, the situation with the use of chemical weapons in the Duma and the subsequent Israeli attack on a Syrian military base in need of investigation that while nobody spent.
The Israeli authorities, Peskov said, do not put the Kremlin is aware of the impending operation, however, “through appropriate channels” contacts with Israel continued. The security of Russian citizens who might be attacked on the basis, gives rise to legitimate concerns for the Russian side, said Peskov.
However, the Kremlin hopes that the worsening situation in Syria will not lead to a direct conflict between Russia and the US or Israel. “You can expect the balanced approach and the fact that third countries will try to destabilize the situation in Syria, which is already quite fragile,” – said the press Secretary of Vladimir Putin.
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