MOSCOW, October 20. Settled in Syria the terrorists are planning the destabilization of new regions. This opinion was expressed by President of Russia Vladimir Putin at a reception in honor of senior officers appointed to command positions.
“Creating a springboard in Syria and other countries in the Middle East, terrorists have built and continue to build on plans to expand the expansion, to destabilize entire regions, he said. – Recruited and continue to recruit into their ranks of fighters from many Nations, including, unfortunately, and Russia, and CIS countries”.
Putin recalled that as a preventive measure, Russia began operation in Syria. The head of state reiterated that the military aid to Russia this country is fully consistent with Russia’s military doctrine and international law.
The operation of the armed forces in Syria confirmed Russia’s ability to effectively respond to terrorist and other threats, said the President of the Russian Federation.
“The surgeons confirmed that Russia is ready to adequately and effectively respond to terrorist and other threats to our country,” he said.
Blows to positions of terrorists
Russian aircraft began to fight against militants of the “Islamic state” (organization banned in Russia – approx.) in Syria September 30, after treatment of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
In aviagruppa included more than 50 aircraft and helicopters, including su-34 and su-24M, su-25, su-30CM, Mi-8 and Mi-24.
The operation also involved the Navy of the Russian Federation. On the night of 7 October, the ships of the Caspian flotilla of the Caspian sea caused by the objects of the IG in Syria massive strike with cruise missiles of sea basing “the Caliber of NC”.
The Russian authorities have repeatedly stressed that the possibility of a land operation of the Russian armed forces in Syria is completely excluded.
“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).