Posts Tagged ‘DAMASCUS’

‘Violation of sovereignty’: Moscow slams Obama decision to send 250 more US troops to Syria

Are these people terrorists Mr Putin? (Media Release) Moscow has voiced concerns over the landing of 150 US soldiers in Rumeilan, northeastern Syria, without the consent of the Syrian government, calling it a “violation of the country’s sovereignty.” “Speaking from the position of the Foreign Ministry, we can’t help but be concerned about the fact […]

Syria: Russia’s continuing war

(Media Release) All the signs are that as the partial truce in Syria fails and the peace talks falter, the Russian military and its Syrian allies are gearing up for a new offensive in and around Aleppo. Last week, the Pentagon said forces loyal to the Syrian government were beginning “to mass and concentrate combat […]

Syria conflict: ‘Largest ever’ siege evacuations carried out

(Media Release) Relief agencies evacuated 500 wounded people from four besieged Syrian towns, in what has been described as the largest such operation so far in the five-year conflict. Half were brought out from towns blockaded by pro-government forces, and half from towns blocked off by rebels. A UN chief in Syria said he had […]

How President Putin is getting what he wants in Syria

(Media Release) Viewed from the West, Russia’s President, Vladimir Putin, is in the diplomatic dog-house. His annexation of Crimea and military involvement in eastern Ukraine broke the settled pattern of post-Cold War relations in Europe. The Russian military’s increasingly aggressive patrolling and exercises on the margins of Nato have raised genuine concerns – even in […]

Saudi won’t dare send troops to Syria: Iran

(Media Release) Saudi Arabia wouldn’t dare send ground troops to war-torn Syria, the chief of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards said Saturday, after Riyadh opened up the possibility of such a deployment. The Sunni-ruled kingdom, Iran’s regional rival, has said it could “contribute positively” if the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group in […]

Putin vows ‘extremely tough’ action on Syria threats

(Media Release) President Vladimir Putin has ordered the Russian military to take “extremely tough” action against any threat to its forces in Syria. Such targets must be “immediately destroyed”, he told defence officials in televised comments. Mr Putin did not elaborate on specific threats but Turkey and Russia are currently locked in a spat over […]

Did Putin upstage Obama at UN Syria summit?

The world does not seem to understand the Russians, they have their own agenda, and to them the cold war is not over. Ukraine/Syria agenda, is there by a planned design typically Russian, the US and the rest of the world are acting like lame ducks when dealing with Russia, remember the Russian government is […]

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