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Remaining in Syria, the Russian contingent has everything needed to deter terrorist activity, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov. His words on Monday, February 12, the correspondent “Tapes.ru.»
“With regard to terrorist attacks, all were aware that these attacks, unfortunately, cannot be cut overnight,” said Sands.
He also noted that Russia continues efforts for a settlement in Syria. “We are talking about the continuation of the Astana and Sochi measurements of this work. You know that the President has continued over the last few weeks of regular contacts with their colleagues from Turkey and Iran,” Peskov listed.
At the same time, he noted the lack of US aid in the fight against terrorism and in stabilizing the situation in Syria.
On the night of 10 February, the Israeli military intercepted an Iranian drone that invaded Israeli airspace from Syria. In response, Israeli aircraft struck “the Iranian targets” in neighboring countries. The Syrian air defense system opened fire on the aircraft of the Israeli air force, the F-16 fighter crashed.
The same day Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed by telephone the situation around the actions of the Israeli air force. “The Russian side expressed the hope to avoid any steps that could lead to a new round threat for all of the confrontation in the region”, — stated in the message of press-service of the Kremlin.
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