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MOSCOW, 22 Oct. Terrorist groups in Syria continue to receive equipment and reinforcements from abroad, and if the flow of aid to terrorists from the outside stops, the elimination of terrorists will be complicated, said Thursday the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

“We also have information that terrorist groups continue to get replenishment in equipment and manpower from abroad. This is a very dangerous trend”, — said Zakharov.

“These facts are forced to return to the question of how these or those involved in the conflict parties are interested in the peaceful settlement of the Syrian conflict and how this objective relates to financial and technical support from anti-government armed groups,” — said Zakharov.

According to the official representative of the foreign Ministry, the elimination of terrorists in Syria will be complicated “without an end to the flow of aid from outside, without blocking the channels of infiltration of militants, smuggling of Syrian trade in hydrocarbons and cultural values”.

From September 30 to Russia at the request of the President of Syria Bashar al-Assad began to cause pinpoint strikes on targets of terrorists “Islamic state” in Syria. During this time, VKS RF struck hundreds of blows, destroying training camps, command points, ammunition depots and other facilities. In addition, 26 cruise missiles has released ships of the Caspian flotilla, which successfully defeated the objects of IG. Thanks to the support of the Russian space forces with air propelled Syrian military offensive against the terrorists on the ground, now the government army active phase of the offensive.