Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Moscow has received an offer to host Russian military on the road to Aleppo, to provide security for humanitarian convoys. Interview of the head of state the French TV channel TF1 published on the Kremlin website.
Putin explained that in Aleppo there is only one road which can pass convoys. According to the President, on the one hand there are the militants, and on the other the government troops of President Bashar al-Assad. “We say: let’s get fighters from one side and the Syrian army on the other, clear the way, will give safe passage on this road for humanitarian convoys”, — Putin says.
Further, according to him, the proposal is fixed in certain documents, but progress is not happening.
“But does the exotic offer. I’ll surprise you and your audience. We suggested to our armed forces, soldiers of the Russian army, stood on this road and provide security. Our military, people with courage and determination, came to me and said, yeah, okay, we’re ready,” he said.
Putin, in response, proposed to carry out this intention, along with the American military. “We suggested they [the Americans] immediately refused to get up don’t want to take the combat units of these opposition groups, terrorist do not want”, — said the head of state.
In his opinion, the parties should increase the level of trust to each other and to understand that only by working together can they be eliminated.