Victory is close: ISIS militants leave Iraq and Syria

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12.05.2017

The terrorist group ISIS is faced with a serious lack of financial resources because of military pressure and sanctions imposed by the international community. Now militants of this group leave Iraq and Syria. The nature of the threat from terrorists changes and they continue to present a complex and multifaceted challenge to international security. “The ISIS is under constant military pressure, in response to which this terrorist group committed a…

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Russia welcomes any contribution by the United States to the peaceful settlement of the conflict in Syria

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12.05.2017

Russia will welcome any contribution by the United States to the memorandum on establishing de-escalation zones in Syria, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told. He did not rule out the possibility of US involvement in monitoring these zones but noted that this should be agreed with all parties concerned and should be acceptable for Damascus in the first place. He recalled that initially, it was US President Donald Trump who…

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Will US decision to arm YPG help fighting ISIS terrorists in Syria?

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12.05.2017

On Tuesday, following the US Defense Department’s announcement that President Donald Trump approved a plan to arm YPG, the Syrian Kurdish PYD party’s affiliate, fighting ISIS terrorists in Syria, US Secretary of Defense James Mattis ensured his Turkish counterpart Fikri Isik over phone of the US commitment to prevent security risks for Turkey. “It was an expected decision because the Kurds are the only kind of local force on the…

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