Peskov: Russia sees a deficit of US aid in the stabilization of the situation in Syria


MOSCOW, February 12. /TASS./ Russia says lack of assistance from the United States in stabilizing the situation in Syria.

This was stated to journalists the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

“As for the assistance of the United States in stabilizing the situation in Syria and the continuing political and diplomatic settlement, this help is in short supply,” – said Peskov.

However, he added that the cooperation of Russia, Turkey and Iran is a significant tool for the development of peacekeeping within the framework of UN efforts in Syria. “You know that the President of Russia in the last few weeks has regular contacts with colleagues from Turkey and Iran, this work will continue, which aims to become a significant tool for the development of peacekeeping within the United Nations efforts [in Syria],” said Sands.

The representative of the Kremlin said that “Russia continues efforts on the political and diplomatic track. We are talking about the continuation of the Astana and Sochi dimensions of this work.” He added that “everyone was aware that terrorist attacks are, unfortunately, cannot be stopped overnight”. “But the remaining Russian air component, which is designed to continue to help the armed forces of Syria in fighting terrorists, has the potential to continue to restrain terrorist activity in Syria,” concluded Sands.

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