MoD: Russia to Respond if its Military Threatened by Possible US Strike in Syria

After the false flag chemical weapons attack, the US planned to strike government held districts in Damascus as a "response," according to the Chief of the Russian General Staff Valery Gerasimov. Russian armed forces will respond if the lives of Russian servicemen in Syria are threatened, including in the event of a missile strike on Damascus, the Russian General … Continue reading MoD: Russia to Respond if its Military Threatened by Possible US Strike in Syria

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US Considering New Attack on Syrian Gov’t – National Intelligence Chief

A potential decision by Washington to take new military actions against Damascus would mark the second US strike on Syria in less than a year. The Trump Administration is considering new attacks against the Syrian Government in response to reports of chemical weapons' use, the US Director of National Intelligence (DNI) said on Tuesday. "As you saw the president's response to the … Continue reading US Considering New Attack on Syrian Gov’t – National Intelligence Chief

Russia Has Evidence West Trying to Save Nusra Front for Government Change – Lavrov

The Russian foreign minister on Monday said that Western states are demonstrating a lack of negotiability by their stance on the Syrian crisis, as their actions on the ground are in violation of UNSC Resolution 2401. "The major clause of this resolution requires that all — I emphasize, all — the parties to the Syrian conflict agree on a ceasefire … Continue reading Russia Has Evidence West Trying to Save Nusra Front for Government Change – Lavrov

US Does Not Implement UN Resolution on Eastern Ghouta – Russian MoD

The Russian Defense Ministry has responded to the US accusations that Russia violates the UN Security Council resolution on the ceasefire in Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta. The provisions of the UN Security Council resolution on Syria's Eastern Ghouta are not being fulfilled by the US, but not by Russia, the Russian Defense Ministry said. "Before blaming Russia for allegedly violating … Continue reading US Does Not Implement UN Resolution on Eastern Ghouta – Russian MoD

US Allocates Over $0,5 Bln and 1800 Warriors for Pro-American Separatism in Syria

The US Congress presented the draft budget for 2019. The request of the Trump administration for the DoD needs amounts huge $716 billion, including $69 billion to "continue military operations" in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Somalia and other countries. Meanwhile in order support and train US-backed forces in Syria the White House requests $550 million. … Continue reading US Allocates Over $0,5 Bln and 1800 Warriors for Pro-American Separatism in Syria

Ankara Doesn’t Respect Washington Position on YPG/PKK Issue

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on US not to support "Kurdish terrorists" in Syria and to refuse from confrontation politic with Ankara on this issue. Turkey doesn't need for US agreement and can take the necessary measures to counter national security threats independently, he noted. Moreover, the international community shouldn't trust the Washington … Continue reading Ankara Doesn’t Respect Washington Position on YPG/PKK Issue

Lavrov: Russia Concerned Over US Attempts to Break Up Syria

Lavrov called on the US not to "play with fire" in Syria and emphasized that the country's sovereignty and territorial integrity must be preserved. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has voiced concern that US actions in Syria are aimed at partitioning Syria and accused Washington of using the Kurds to undermine the Arab Republic's territorial integrity. "Such fears arise … Continue reading Lavrov: Russia Concerned Over US Attempts to Break Up Syria