Putin “hard to believe” that Ankara does not know about the supply of oil from terrorists from Syria

MOSCOW, November 26. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin admits that the top political leadership of Turkey is not aware of illegal oil supply from terrorists from Syria. However, the Russian leader admitted that “believe in it with difficulty.”

“If you do not know, let him know,” said the Russian leader at a press conference after talks with French counterpart Francois Hollande. He noted that it is “an industrial scale” of illegal shipments of oil, which Russia is watching from the air “day and night”.

You need to hit the sources of income of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG), especially on oil infrastructure, said the President of France Francois Hollande.

“We need to beat IG, in their training centres, but the main thing is to beat on funding sources, primarily oil, he said. Is the main source of income for ISIS”.

According to Hollande, those who buy oil from ISIS, gives them (the terrorists) uncontrolled amounts of money.

“Those who assumes the right to buy this oil, thus ensures that the “Islamic state” uncontrolled amounts of money, he said. – We’ll be hitting those convoys of trucks and refineries, which are the main source of income of the IG.

“These charges still need to prove”

Earlier Thursday, Turkey’s President rejected accusations that the country could buy oil and gas from ISIS.

They say that Turkey buys oil from ISIS. All our sources of procurement of oil and gas is known. And these allegations still need to prove. IG of extracted oil buys Assad, from his group receives money

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Erdogan also said that Russia and Turkey need to find the mistakes and correct them together.


“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).