Peacetime: how long the regime of de-escalation in the South-West of Syria will continue.

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12.07.2017

Russia, the US and Jordan were the guarantors of the truce in the three provinces in the South-West of Syria. A corresponding agreement was reached during talks between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump on the sidelines of the G20 summit. According to experts, the truce will allow Damascus to redeploy the freed military units to fight Islamic State and other terrorist groups. However, the ceasefire can lead to increased Iranian…

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The U.S. Congress called on the EU to increase pressure on Hizbullah

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12.07.2017

In the house of representatives the subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa of the U.S. Congress introduced an initiative, which urged Brussels to influence the Lebanese organization Hezbollah, which is allied with Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad in the fight against “Islamic state”. A resolution introduced by democratic Senator Theodore Deutsch. In particular, the initiative involves the introduction of economic sanctions freezing the assets of Hezbollah in Europe, as…

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