Russian foreign Ministry: Moscow will firmly prevent attempts to undermine the political process in Syria


MOSCOW, February 25. /TASS/. Russia hopes that the foreign backers of the anti-government forces in Syria will ensure the observance of the ceasefire. This was announced on Sunday by the Russian foreign Ministry in connection with the adoption on 24 February the UN security Council resolution 2401 for truce in Syria.

“The resolution clearly stipulates that it does not apply to military operations against ISIL, “Dzhebhat an-Nusra”, “al-Qaeda” (banned in Russia as a terrorist organization – approx. TASS) and related organizations, and other terrorist groups, – noted in the Ministry. – This struggle will continue, despite the attempts of certain foreign players to tap the terrorist international and krasiveyshaya with him the troops of opposition fighters for the realization of still-cherished plans to overthrow the legitimate government of the Syrian Arab Republic and the dismemberment of the country. Respite terrorists receive.”

“In fact, for the first time in many years, the UN Security Council failed to condemn shelling of Damascus, which not just fall and the Russian diplomatic mission in which killed hundreds of civilians, damage to civilian infrastructure,” – stated in the foreign Ministry.

Humanitarian assistance

The resolution notes the dire humanitarian situation in raqqa, which has become “a direct consequence of the fighting illegally present on Syrian territory and the US-led so-called “coalition forces”. Emphasized the task of ensuring humanitarian access to internally displaced persons camp er-Rakban, which actually hinder US.

“It is important that the resolution calls for urgently accelerated throughout Syria, humanitarian activities, mine action, – stated in the message of the foreign Ministry. – Affirms the requirement to demilitarize medical facilities, schools and other civilian objects, in which, as we know, the group of militants often place their military positions”.

Resolution basically recognizes that humanitarian concerns have extended not only to East Gutu and Idlib, but also other regions of the country, said in depodesta. “Assistance should be provided impartially and not subject, as is done in Western capitals, the achievement of some political goals,” the Ministry said.

The peace process

Moscow will firmly prevent attempts to derail the political process in Syria. “Agreeing on the adoption of UN security Council resolution, we will firmly prevent attempts to further inflame anti-Russian and anti-Syrian hysteria and derail the process of political settlement of the Congress of the Syrian national dialogue in Sochi has reached a new stage”, – stressed in the foreign Ministry.

Russia as the country-guarantor of the Astana process and responsible member of the international community “will continue to work with all Syrian parties in the interests of a speedy settlement of the conflict, reconciliation between those who seek it not in words but in deeds, and eradicate the terrorist threat,” – said the Ministry.

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