Lavrov: impact of the U.S. air force on the positions of Pro-government forces of Syria is illegal


NICOSIA, may 19. /TASS/. The impact of the U.S. air force on the positions of Pro-government forces in Syria is illegitimate and illegal, regardless of what was the cause. This was stated by Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov.

“We see the evidence of a desire to expand the opposition and some extremists, including “dzhebhat an-Nusra”, to fight against the legitimate government of Syria,” – said the Minister.

“All this comes amid growing calls from Washington to cease all contacts with (Syrian President Bashar) Assad, said Lavrov. – In Congress, as you know, we already have a law that requires punishing all who are cooperating with the legitimate government of Syria.”

“Of course, it takes us away from the Syrian settlement and from the main task of this settlement – to prevent the capture of Syria and other parts of the Middle East terrorists, – said the head of the Russian depodesta. – So, now that we hear about Washington’s position on Syria is, in fact, pandering to terrorists”.

Air force’s international anti-terrorist coalition headed by the United States caused by the may 18 attack on forces Pro-government forces in Syria, which operated within the specified zone, de-escalate North-West of the city of al-TANF. As stated in the headquarters of the coalition, these groups “represented a threat to the US and its partners.”

 

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