Defense Ministry: terrorist groups in Syria are in talks on merger

MOSCOW, October 21. “Islamic state” leads to other terrorist groups in talks to merge against Syrian government forces. This was reported to journalists by the official representative of the defense Ministry major General Igor Konashenkov.

“The means of radio reconnaissance intercepted the information about the beginning of negotiations between the commanders of several large squads of the terrorist group “dzhebhat EN-Nusra” with the commanders of the terrorist organization ISIL (the former name is forbidden in the Russian Federation the terrorist group “Islamic state”) about combining forces to deter an offensive by Syrian government troops”, – said Konashenkov.