The Russian foreign Ministry: in the United States tried to interpret the statement on Syria in a diametrically opposite key

The Russian foreign Ministry: in the United States tried to interpret the statement on Syria in a diametrically opposite key


MOSCOW, February 25. In the US tried to interpret the statement on the cessation of hostilities in Syria in a diametrically opposite way, this wave managed to knock down. This was stated by the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

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“We are puzzled to hear the initial response from Washington about the document. Honestly, I didn’t expect that some officers will interpret this agreement in such a diametrically opposite way, ‘ she said. – A number of officials almost tried to cast doubt on the agreement, fixed by the presidents of Russia and the United States.”

According to Zakharova, it was an attempt of sabotage. “Positively, it was the first wave that managed to knock”, – said the representative of the Russian foreign Ministry.

At the moment Moscow is satisfied, as work begins on the joint statement of the Russian Federation and the United States, said foreign Ministry spokesman.

“Despite those statements that the first day went from Washington, we are in contacts with us representatives, she said. The process goes on, and is quite active: established technology for those moments, which are incorporated in the joint statement, we had launched the exchange, contacts are with the military”.

The ceasefire in Syria will not apply to groups that fail to notify the intention to connect to the truce, said Maria Zakharova.

“This is about a truce between Damascus and opposition groups, who should contact and for the remaining time to register in their respective centers, points of the Russian and American, to declare the intention to participate in the truce, she said. – Groups that do not declare such an intention, accordingly, will not be covered under the truce”.

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