Kosachev: the U.S. in the conflict between the Shiites and Sunnis will cover the regimes loyal to himself

Kosachev: the U.S. in the conflict between the Shiites and Sunnis will cover the regimes loyal to himself

MOSCOW, January 3. USA is a non-constructive position in the conflict between Shiites and Sunnis, since practicing the policy of cover-up regimes loyal to himself and demonization disloyal. This opinion was expressed on the page in Facebook the head of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev, commenting on the execution in Saudi Arabia 47 the opposition, including the Shiite preacher Nimr al-Nimr.

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The Senator noted that if the mouth of the EU high representative for foreign Affairs and security policy Federica Mogherini “still dare to say “mantra” about the failure of Saudi Arabia basic civil and political freedoms, the Americans have remained true to themselves and its closest ally in the region.” Namely, the head of the press service of U.S. state Department spokesman John Kirby urged the leaders of the countries in the region to redouble efforts to deescalate the conflict.

“At this stage we all are guilty”, – said Kosachev. “Sure, they escalate, the perpetrators will quickly be left only Iran with Syria, as it usually happens the Americans in their sustainable practice to share any situation in the concealment of demonization loyal and disloyal,” said he.

The Ministry of internal Affairs of Saudi Arabia announced Saturday the execution of 47 people accused of terrorism. Among them was Nimr an-Nimr – one of the main promoters of the movement for equality and constitutional reform, against discrimination of the Shiite minority living in the East of the Kingdom. The preacher was arrested on 8 July 2012 on charges of inciting mass protests and riots. The court’s decision was rendered in October 2014.

In the night from Saturday to Sunday in the Iranian capital, a group protesting the execution of an-Nimr entered the territory of the Embassy of Saudi Arabia. Police escorted the demonstrators outside the complex of diplomatic buildings without the use of force, 40 demonstrators were arrested.