Riyadh, Addedto: Vladimir Trefilov / RIA Novosti
The fight against the militants on Syrian territory is already close to the end. This was stated by the Syrian Ambassador to Russia Riyad Haddad, reports RIA Novosti.
“We are entering the last phase of the war in Syria,” the diplomat said in Ufa at a meeting of high representatives supervising security issues. At the same time, according to him, the militants are actively fleeing the country.
In Damascus believe that the terrorists will look for other areas where will be able to apply their knowledge. Haddad said that during the clashes in Syria, they have gained combat and tactical skills as well as learned to work with the finances and technologies. As a result, now they are ready to “recruit as many people as possible, remotely, to give orders and instructions to conduct terrorist operations in any part of the world,” the Ambassador said.
In April the General staff of the Russian Armed forces stated that the military phase of the conflict in Syria was completed, in the country conducted a large-scale operation.
In Syria since 2011, the ongoing confrontation between President Assad and rebels seeking his overthrow. The conflict escalated into full-scale civil war, which strengthened the terrorist organization, including the “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). The opposition support the United States and European countries, Russia is helping Assad government.
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