Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov does not agree with the US State Department’s statements claiming that the Iranian presence in Syria undermines the defeat of the Islamic State (IS, terrorist organization, outlawed in Russia).

“The US justify their presence in Syria by the need to fight ISIL (former name of the IS – TASS), and they say that it is impossible to defeat ISIL as long as Bashar al-Assad and Iran are there. It is a very weird logic, I would say, and I hope you don’t share it,” Lavrov addressed the audience.

“And I hope everybody is committed to the principle of the Syrian people themselves deciding the fate of their country through elections,” he added

Earlier, Last week, US State Department Special Envoy for Syria James Jeffrey stated that the US presence in Syria is aimed at defeating the Islamic State and forcing the departure of Iranian forces from the country.

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http://tass.com/world/1032309

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Peter Lama
Peter Lama
2018-11-24 05:11

Since the end of world war II the United States has done nothing to end wars as a matter of fact they have engaged in so many wars, they are actually out of control. The United States has done nothing but destroy and occupy defenseless relatively tiny countries. The US government has been bullying so many in the world. Traveling I only hear so many others say that enough is enough no one trust the US government no one believes in their bizarre accusationsand no one really respects the US government they only fear them!!! Most American citizens have no… Read more »

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John Hunn
2018-11-24 05:58
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Not to mention the leveling of the whole country there wasn’t anything but a one story structure left standing after the US bombing.

Byzantium
Byzantium
2018-11-24 01:39

Next excuse will be the US is in Syria because they don’t like the elected choice of the Syrians.

Peter Lama
Peter Lama
2018-11-24 05:17

Just recently President Obama with Hillary Clinton help create supply armed and trained a group called isis.
Isis has been responsible for the destruction of Syria and the slaughter of approximately a half million of syrians.
the Zionist illegal state of Israel delegated the orders to the United States government to use any means to destroy Syria. As obedient slaves like Obama and Clinton they diabolically created terrorists from all over the world and push them into Syria.
This Syrian Holocaust was created by and sponsored by the so-called Democratic country of the United States.