Sands: the Kremlin has not evaluated the Islamic coalition intends to review the details

Sands: the Kremlin has not evaluated the Islamic coalition intends to review the details

MOSCOW, December 15. The Kremlin has not evaluated created an Islamic coalition, but uniting efforts in the fight against terrorism in General considers positive. This was reported by press Secretary of the Russian President, Dmitry Peskov.

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“It will take some time to analyze this decision,” he said. “We don’t have information that we need, that is exactly who entered the coalition, what the overall goals are declared, how will be counter-extremism”, – said the spokesman.

“Speaking hypothetically, of course, joining efforts in the fight against extremism in all its forms, this is a positive development, but before you assess, you need to understand the details,” – said Peskov.

Islamic military coalition to combat terrorism created under the leadership of Saudi Arabia, it included 34 countries. In particular, Jordan, UAE, Pakistan, Bahrain, Turkey, Tunisia, Sudan, Somalia, Palestine, Qatar, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Egypt, Nigeria, Yemen. More than a dozen Islamic countries, including Indonesia, supported this Association.

Commenting on the creation of the anti-terrorist coalition, the defense Minister of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman al Saud said that she will fight with any terrorist organizations that pose a threat, including grouping “Islamic state” (IG – banned in Russia).

Thus, according to him, the Alliance intends to coordinate its operations with the major powers and international organizations.


“Islamic state” (ISIS) – an Islamist terrorist organization operating inside Iraq and Syria. Established on 15 October 2006 by the merger of 11 radical Sunni groups. The core group forming the militants, who fought with American troops during their stay in Iraq and with the forces of the government of Bashar al-Assad in Syria.

The IG recognized as a terrorist organization in the USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Turkey, Egypt, UAE, India, Indonesia, and Russia (29 December 2014).