Valery Gerasimovich: Sergey Guneev / RIA Novosti
The Russian defense Ministry confirmed the information that the head of the General staff Valery Gerasimov sent a letter on a confidential channel, his American colleague Joseph Dunford. About it reports “Interfax”.
“Disappointing failure of the American side to abide by agreements on publication of the contents of the contacts only by agreement of both parties”, — stated in the message of the Ministry of defense.
It specified that the message contained proposals for the problem of refugees in Syria, humanitarian demining and neutralizing attempts to attract terrorists refugees into their ranks.
“We hope that the American side will be able to take the necessary measures to prevent future violations of the mutual agreements”, — summed up in the military.
That Gerasimov sent secret letter to Dunford, August 3, with reference to its sources reported to Reuters. The Agency has reviewed the document that describes the essence of the message of the chief of the Russian General staff. In addition, it was noted that Moscow’s proposal to participate in the reconstruction of Syria was greeted with Washington “very cold”.
The message was sent on 19 July, a few days after the summit of presidents of Russia and USA Vladimir Putin and Donald trump. Among other things they discussed the future of Syria, where since 2011’s civil war.
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