MOSCOW, December 4. The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin discussed in a telephone conversation with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev a number of international and regional issues, including the creation of a broad coalition to fight terrorist and extremist groups, especially ISIS (a group banned in Russia). According to the press service of the Kremlin, the conversation took place on the initiative of the Kazakh leader.
In addition, “in the context of preparation for the upcoming on 21 December, the meeting of the Supreme Eurasian economic Council addressed in particular the theme of the entry into force of the economic part of the Association Agreement EU – Ukraine”, according to the Kremlin.
“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).