Judge: members of the club “Valdai” expect Putin’s speech details the strategy of the Russian Federation in Syria

SOCHI, October 22. /Corr.TASS Artem Tokarev/. The participants of the International discussion club “Valdai” wait for the speech of Russian President Vladimir Putin details of Russian strategy in Syria. This was stated on Thursday, scientific Director of German-Russian forum Alexander Rahr.

“I think all valdity waiting (from Vladimir Putin) some comments and clarifications about the situation in the middle East. Vladimir Putin has something to say, and through the “Valdai” he shall speak peace,” said Rahr.

In his opinion, Putin will be asked about how they would move the Russian military operation in Syria, “will be asking about the bombing of ISIL (“Islamic state of Iraq and the Levant” – the former name is forbidden in the Russian Federation the terrorist organization “Islamic state” – approx.), what strategy is used by Russia”.

According to Rara, also at the forum will discuss issues concerning the future device of Syria after military action. “Whether all the section Syria following the example of Yugoslavia or will be able to keep Syria as a single state,” he explained.

The expert also has not excluded that during the meeting will raise the issue of anti-Russian sanctions and the situation in Ukraine.

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin will take part today in the final plenary session of XII annual meeting of the International discussion club “Valdai”, which takes place in Sochi. At the session the head of state will present their position on the world markets, said earlier the press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov.


“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).