MOSCOW, November 21. Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin ironically spoke of the reluctance of the Baltic States to combat terrorism together with Russia.
“No, they certainly wanted to, but their troops stuck in an Elevator”, – Rogozin wrote on his page on the social network Facebook.
As reported earlier media reports, the Baltic leaders said that will not participate in the coalition against the “Islamic state”, if it includes Russia. With such statement has acted yesterday the presidents of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia following the meeting in Palanga, Lithuania.
“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).