Russia’s campaign in Syria
Posted by seumasach on December 6, 2015
Assad emphasized that French and British participation in the US-led airstrike campaign in Syria is illegal under international law and will not be instrumental in defeating Daesh.
“It is legal only when the participation is in cooperation with the legitimate government in Syria. So, I would say they don’t have the will and they don’t have the vision on how to defeat terrorism,” Assad said.
Assad seems to be implying that the US is working in cooperation with the Syrian government. The upcoming ISSG meeting in Vienna will be very interesting. Could France and Britain find themselves isolated over the issue of a Russian UN resolution?
Assad Explains Why Terrorists Are Losing
6th December, 2015
President Bashar al-Assad praised Russia for its efforts aimed at defeating terrorist groups, which are trying to establish an Islamic state in Syria. The US-led coalition, in his view, has failed to deliver on the promise to tackle Daesh, also known as ISIL.