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Russian Parliament Approves Use of Military Force in Syria

Σεπτεμβρίου 30, 2015 Σχολιάστε

duma 25Russia’s upper house of parliament has approved a request by President Vladimir Putin to deploy military forces abroad in Syria to aid the government of Bashar al-Assad in the fight against Islamic State militants. Διαβάστε περισσότερα…

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Obama says U.S. underestimates rise of Islamic State. (Also blamed the civil war in Syria for giving rise to the group)

Σεπτεμβρίου 29, 2014 Σχολιάστε

obama golfingThe United States underestimated the rise of the Islamic State now running amok in Iraq and Syria while overrating the Iraqi military’s ability to fight the extremist group, President Barack Obama acknowledged in an interview to be aired on Sunday night.

«That’s true, that’s absolutely true,» the president told the CBS News «60 Minutes» program, echoing an assessment made by Director of National Intelligence James Clapper a couple of days ago….………EL Ethnos…..……… EL AN

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US gave Syria no advance warning of air strikes. «Secretary Kerry did not send a letter to the Syrian regime»(Jen Psaki)

Σεπτεμβρίου 23, 2014 Σχολιάστε

psaki state departmentThe United States did not give the Syrian regime any advance warning of the air strikes launched against Islamic militants (ISIS/ISIL) early Tuesday, a senior US official said.

«We did not request the regime’s permission. We did not coordinate our actions with the Syrian government,» State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said in a statement……. Διαβάστε περισσότερα…

Red Cross members kidnapped in Syria. -Gunmen kidnapped a team of seven workers from the International Committee of the Red Cross, according to ICRC spokesman.

Οκτώβριος 13, 2013 2 Σχόλια

Ούτε Δικτάτορες, ούτε ΙσλαμιστέςThe International Committee of the Red Cross has said that six of its aid workers and a member of the Syrian Red Crescent had been kidnapped by gunmen in Syria.

«Six ICRC staff members and one member of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent have been abducted in Idlib in northwestern Syria,» ICRC spokesman Ewan Watson told AFP at the organisation’s Geneva base on Sunday.

«We don’t know who took them. It was unidentified armed men,» he added………… Διαβάστε περισσότερα…

Lavrov: Foreigners Train Syrian Militants in Afghanistan to Use Chemical Weapons…

Οκτώβριος 11, 2013 Σχολιάστε

lavrov apantaei obama kerry fantasiaThere are reports that some third countries are training Syrian rebels to use chemical weapons in Afghanistan, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.

The intention is to put the skill to use in new false flag actions in Syria, he explained.

The suspected training happened in Afghan territories not under control of the government in Kabul, Lavrov stated.

“Some reports indicate that [Al-Qaeda-linked radical] Al-Nusra Front is planning to smuggle toxic compounds and relevant specialists into Iraqi territory to stage terrorist attacks there this time,” Lavrov pointed out. ………… Διαβάστε περισσότερα…

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