16 December 2018

US 'highly unlikely' to work with Assad to fight IS

Home page World
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

It "is highly unlikely" that Washington will team up with Syrian President Bashar Assad to crush IS, a US Department of State official said. reports that the United States is unlikely to work with Syrian President Bashar Assad on a campaign to defeat ISIS, a senior Department of State official said Tuesday.

"In terms of cooperating with Assad fighting ISIS, I think that is highly unlikely," the official told reporters.

Since 2011, Syria has been engulfed in a civil war, with government forces fighting against numerous opposition and terrorist groups, including al-Nusra Front and ISIS, banned in a range of countries, including Russia.
The US-led coalition of 68 nations started to carry out airstrikes against ISIS in Syria and Iraq in 2014, with the strikes in Syria not being authorized by the government of Bashar Assad or the UN Security Council.

2017.04.04 / 22:14
See also

Russian parliamentary delegation visit to Moldova

"Obamacare struck down as unconstitutional disaster"

EU leaders call for enhancing bloc’s strategic autonomy

Nigeria reverses suspension of UNICEF operations

Turkey to continue anti-terror...

Traffic disrupted in Paris, police take up positions

11 die, more than 90 fall sick after eating temple food

Romania says EU working on conference

Qatar says counts on Kuwait

Macron was wrong considering climate change

Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla