General Kuralenko: opposition leaders in Syria seek protection from the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation of militants IG

General Kuralenko: opposition leaders in Syria seek protection from the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation of militants IG


HAMIM AIRBASE /Syria/, March 5. Signatories to the agreement on ceasefire the leaders of the Syrian opposition asked the defense Ministry to protect them from the militants of the “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in the Russian Federation a terrorist organization). This was stated by Russian journalists the head of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria, Lieutenant General Sergei Kurylenko.

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“They ask us to ensure their safety and protect them from the militants group ISIL and other terrorist organizations, which declared a “hunt” to the opposition, signed the agreement on reconciliation, said Korolenko. We will help tip to ensure the safety of leaders of the Syrian opposition parties and heads of local administrations that have signed the agreement on cessation of hostilities and the beginning of the process of reconciliation”.

“We will help tip to ensure the safety of leaders of the Syrian opposition parties and heads of local administrations that have signed the agreement on cessation of hostilities and the beginning of the process of reconciliation,” he said.
The General said that to date, experts of the Russian center in Latakia held 23 meetings with representatives of various Syrian opposition groups and political forces. “Even during this short period, we note a significant change in the course of negotiations,” he said.