Putin will discuss with the king of Jordan to combat the terrorist threat from ISIS


MOSCOW, November 24. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin in Sochi will hold talks with the King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Abdullah II bin al Hussein, who will visit Russia on a working visit at the invitation of the Russian President. According to the press service of the Kremlin.

Putin and Abdullah II exchanged opinions on topical international and regional agenda, including the situation in the middle East region. “In particular, leaders discussed in detail the issue of the Syrian crisis, primarily counteracting the threat of terror posed by “Islamic state”, – stated in the message.

It is also planned to discuss key aspects of bilateral cooperation and prospects of its development.

The Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov previously evaluated this meeting as “timely and important, given the Syrian crisis”. “This theme will be the main main in the course of the negotiations,” he said.

According to Ushakov, Putin and king of Jordan “is very dense and a Frank and confidential dialogue.” The representative of the Kremlin emphasized that Moscow offers to coordinate the Russian-Jordanian military cooperation with the coordination center in Baghdad, and to which Russia, Iraq, Iran and Syria. “In October, created a mechanism of bilateral cooperation between military representatives of Russia and Jordan. Incidentally, we offered to coordinate this mechanism with the Clearinghouse Russia, Iraq, Syria and Iran, who works in Baghdad,” he said.

He also reminded that Jordan now coordinates the work on creation of the list of terrorist organizations in Syria and has been collecting information from intelligence and military agencies of different countries.

“ISLAMIC STATE”

“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).