GENEVA, March 12. The position of the Turkish representatives who promise to disrupt the negotiations on settlement in Syria, if cardiov the delegation will appear in Geneva is unacceptable.
Defense Ministry: during the day, the ceasefire in Syria was violated 10 times
This was stated by Russia’s permanent representative to the UN office and other international organizations in Geneva Alexei Borodavkin.
“We demand that the Kurds were represented at the talks, said the diplomat. – We speak and the UN, and American colleagues that this is blackmail by Turkey, which insists on imposing conditions that if the negotiations appears Syrian Kurds, the Turks will break them. This is simply unacceptable, this is absolutely unacceptable”.
The truce in Syria
The ceasefire in Syria is in effect from 27 February. The truce does not apply to the terrorist organization “dzhebhat EN-nusra”, “Islamic state” (both organizations are banned in Russia) and other formation deemed terrorist by the UN Security Council.
According to the Russian military, the truce is generally followed, but only in recent days were 15 registered violations of the ceasefire.
Russia does not violate the “silence mode”
All accusations of Russia in violation of the ceasefire in Syria are not true, said Borodavkin.
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“Opponents of the cessation of hostilities in Syria trying to provoke parties on the continuation of bloodshed, throw fabricated fake that the Syrian troops or the Russian VKS allegedly throwing punches, it sounds outright lie about what VKS RF allegedly striking civilian targets that there were huge losses among the civilian population”, – said the diplomat.
“All this is untrue,” – he stressed.
There is reason to believe that the ceasefire in Syria will continue
The constructive cooperation of the Russian and American sides strengthens the hope that the ceasefire in Syria will continue, he said.
“We have with the Americans and the military and diplomatic cooperation (to Syria) now at a good level, – stated the diplomat. – Maintained daily working relationship, we discuss everything in a calm, businesslike manner, and this gives grounds for hopes that the cessation of hostilities that Russia and the U.S. initiated, will continue to be supported”.
The resignation of Assad
To capture Borodavkin, radical Syrian opposition will have to abandon the requirement of immediate resignation of the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
“We cannot be indifferent to the fact that the radical opposition continues to put forward pre-conditions, demands the immediate resignation of Assad and, in fact, this is her program,” the diplomat said.
“The fact that such unrealistic requirements may not be implemented, demonstrates that these radical oppositionists are simply not ready to negotiate and reach an agreement,” says the Borodavkin.
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