Matviyenko called unacceptable disinformation about the U.S. plan B on Syria

Matviyenko called unacceptable disinformation about the U.S. plan B on Syria


MOSCOW, February 26. The speaker of the Federation Council called unacceptable the stuffing information on the presence of the United States plan B in case the agreement on the ceasefire in Syria will not work. She declared it, answering a question.

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She stressed that the reached “important agreement between the presidents of Russia and the USA about the conditions of the ceasefire in Syria”, which are of strategic importance and in case of their realization “this radically changes the situation” not only in Syria but in the region. In addition, Russia and the United States submitted a draft resolution to the UN security Council, to give these arrangements the nature of the international legal act.

Matviyenko stressed, “this process will not be easy”. “The more obscure items of information that if these agreements don’t work, there is supposedly a plan “B”, – she noted. The Senator believes that “settles some uncertainty in sincerity parties have agreed”, “paid to the uncertainty in the feasibility of the agreement.” “This, in my opinion, unacceptable. All ought to unite efforts to do everything possible to have ceased fire, have ceased hostilities on the Syrian land have come in peace,” said the MP.

The speaker also assured that the Russian side will make every effort to respect the ceasefire and the subsequent implementation of the “road map” on the Syrian settlement.

Russia and the United States on February 22, issued a joint statement announced that the ceasefire in Syria will come into force on 27 February at 00:00 time of Damascus (01:00 GMT). The truce will apply to all parties to the conflict, except for the IG and groups “dzhebhat EN – Nusra” (both banned in Russia), as well as other terrorist organizations recognized by the UN Security Council. However, Washington later announced that he was preparing a “plan B” in case to achieve a truce in Syria as scheduled will fail. Officially the content of its alternative plan USA has not been disclosed.

The Chairman of the UN Security Council, the Venezuelan diplomat Rafael Ramirez said Thursday that Russia and the USA brought to the UN security Council a draft resolution in support of ceasefire in Syria. According to him, the document will be adopted before the onset of the Sabbath.

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