MOSCOW, October 19. In Syria sooner or later should start a political settlement with the participation of the opposition is reasonable and upon reaching mutual compromises. Such opinion in interview was stated by the head of the Russian presidential administration Sergei Ivanov.
“We are clear that only through war the situation in Syria does not allow. Eventually, sooner or later have to start the political settlement,” he said. According to Ivanov, such a process can be very complex and contradictory.
“With a reasonable opposition, you can try to negotiate, compromise must be mutual, it is also absolutely clear”, – said the head of the Kremlin administration, noting, however, that “while it is a matter of the distant future”.
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“By the way, the original proposal to the Syrian Alliance in the fight against ISIL (is prohibited in the Russian Federation terrorist group “Islamic state” – approx.) did not come from us but from the French President (Francois) Hollande. He expressed the idea of combining the government forces of Bashar al-Assad and the so-called Free Syrian army. Of course, if the latter really exists, and is not a virtual product, born in the offices of pique vests in the West,” – said Ivanov.
The full text of the interview is available on the website tass.ru
“Islamic state” (ISIS) – an Islamist terrorist organization operating inside Iraq and Syria. Established on 15 October 2006 by the merger of 11 radical Sunni groups. The core group forming the militants, who fought with American troops during their stay in Iraq and with the forces of the government of Bashar al-Assad in Syria.
The IG recognized as a terrorist organization in the USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Turkey, Egypt, UAE, India, Indonesia, and Russia (29 December 2014).