The Ambassador of the Russian Federation stated in the UK foreign office that the fight against terrorists in Syria will continue


LONDON, February 28. /TASS/. The fight against terrorists in Syria will continue, despite the attempts of external forces to use them to overthrow the current authorities in Damascus. On this, as it is spoken in arrived in TASS the statement of the Russian diplomatic mission in the UK, the Russian Ambassador in London Alexander Yakovenko said on Tuesday, during a meeting with Deputy head of the British foreign Minister, Alan Duncan.

“It was emphasized that the effect of the resolution [UN security Council] 2401 does not apply to military operations against ISIS (the old name of the terrorist group “Islamic state”, IG), “dzhebhat an-Nusra”, “al-Qaeda” (all three organizations banned in Russia), related organizations and other terrorist groups. This struggle will continue, despite the attempts of certain foreign players to tap the terrorists and krasiveyshaya with them troops of the opposition militants to implement their plans to overthrow the legitimate government of Syria and the partition of the country”, – said in a statement. It notes that the parties “agreed to continue exchange of views on this issue.”

Not only Guta

In the Russian diplomatic mission reported that “the Ambassador drew the attention of the British side that the humanitarian issues facing not only the Eastern ghouta and Idlib, but also other regions of the country” and “has called for similar steps to ensure the delivery of humanitarian supplies to the area At Tanfa, the refugee camp of al-Raqqa and Ruban”. “Assistance should be provided impartially and not be tied to the achievement of certain political goals”, – noted in the Embassy statement.

The statement noted that Yakovenko has also attracted the attention of the British side to the enactment of the so-called “reintegration of Donbass”, noting that this step in Kiev finally confirmed their commitment to a military solution to the conflict in the South-East of Ukraine and the collapse of the Minsk agreements.

“Western countries, including the UK, should use all its influence on the Ukrainian authorities not to allow the practical implementation of the law, threatens to increase tension in the South-East of Ukraine”, – said at the Embassy.

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