MOSCOW, November 17. The state Duma called on the parliaments of Europe, North America, Middle East and other regions of the world to do their utmost for the immediate establishment of an international anti-terrorist coalition. The deputies unanimously adopted a statement in connection with recent attacks in France and Lebanon, as well as undermining Russian A321 airliner over the Sinai Peninsula.
“Deputies of the State Duma of the Russian Federation share the feelings of sorrow and compassion the family and friends of the many victims of the unprecedented scale and cruelty of the attacks of the militants of the terrorist organization “Islamic state” (is prohibited in the Russian Federation – ed.) in Paris and the crash of the Russian aircraft A321 in the Sinai Peninsula, the cause of which were the actions of terrorists”, – said in a statement.
Deputies indicate that the tragic recent events confirm the accuracy of repeated warnings from Russia that the permanent destabilization of the situation in the middle East by those who claim global dominance, especially the US, will result in expansion of the zone of bloody chaos and numerous human tragedies. According to deputies, “at present France and other European States, in fact, paying the price for shortsighted and self-serving politics of Washington.”
“Already it is long past time that responsible Nations of the world, putting aside tactical differences, have chosen to build a broad coalition to fight terrorism following the example of the anti-Hitler coalition, which became a true example of uniting many countries and peoples against the common enemy”, – stated in the text of the document.
In the state Duma consider it obvious that the “irresponsible and vicious policy of the West, held under the slogan of exporting democracy has led to the emergence and strengthening of the so-called “Islamic state” and attempts to use radical groups as a battering RAM to overthrow undesirable regimes could lead to further negative scenarios”. The MPs warned that “if not taken immediate and effective measures, including military nature, chaos in the middle East and North Africa threatens to overwhelm the wave of violence and terror of the neighboring States and regions of the world.”
The statement says that “the terrorists calling themselves Islamic state, declared war against not only Syria and Iraq, but France and other States involved in counter-terrorism operations.” “There is a need to unite the efforts of the entire international community against terrorism, only such a Union will stop growing before our eyes terror,” convinced the state Duma.
In this regard deputies of the state Duma call on the parliamentarians of the countries of Europe, North America, Middle East and other regions of the world to do their utmost to create international anti-terrorist coalition. “This commits the necessity of human life and moral duty to the victims of terror,” is a statement.
The terrorist attacks over the past few weeks claimed the lives of nearly 400 people.
In accident of the Russian plane over the Sinai Peninsula on October 31, killing all aboard 224 people, including 25 children. According to the head of the FSB Alexander Bortnikov, the cause of the crash was a terrorist attack. On 12 November , according to Ministry of health of the country, they claimed the lives of 44 people. 13 November were committed in Paris , more than 350 were injured.
“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).