Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that Washington is attempting to split Syria and create a quasi-state on the Euphrates River’s east bank as the US is opposing the return of Syria’s northeast to the Syrian government.

The minister also called the US plans to transfer control in Syria’s buffer zone illegitimate, adding that Washington prohibits its allies from investing in the redevelopment of other liberated parts of Syria that are controlled by the Syrian government.

“They are actively investing and are forcing their allies to pay for redevelopment of that part of Syria. However, they are prohibiting their allies to invest in the restructuring of the infrastructure of the other parts of Syria which are controlled by the legitimate government,” Lavrov noted.

The foreign minister’s comments come amid remaining Daesh* militants being surrounded and entrenched in a small area of Baghouz, the last Daesh-held village in Syria, by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces’ (SDF). Earlier reports stated that the SDF had taken control of all of Baghouz.

US President Donald Trump announced victory over the Daesh terrorist group in mid-December, saying that US forces would pull out of Syria since the terrorists had been defeated there.

 

 

Source: Sputnik

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Para contrarrestar esto el gobierno Sirio y como el Ruso tienen que usar la diplomacia con los Kurdos, la población Kurda lo único que pide es la protección de Erdogan y EE.UU. los protege de ello y sabemos que el Imperio Norteamericano apunta la zona petrolera.

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Actually, the Yanks don’t need oil imports any more. In fact, e.g. in Iraq, they even told the Chinese : “why don’t you intervene here? After all, it’s YOUR oil! We’re protecting YOUR oil!”.
Guess why they’re less and less motivated at doing the “police” in a region they have now very few interest since the shale gas revolution.
China is freeloading on US militaries, hehe!

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Gustavo Lopez Velazquez

This plan was generated in Israel, not in USA.

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I’m an American citizen of EU decent and I don’t approve of our behavior in the ME but we can make up for our mis-deeds there by creating an autonomous Kurdish state in NE Syria. I would hope that will be the beginning of a Kurdish Republic (incl. also the Kurds of Iran,Iraq and Turkey). They deserve a country of their own.

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Actualy, a ‘Greater Kurdistan”, especially along the Turkey/Iran border is of the greatest interest for Russia, especially if Kurds are in bad terms with Turkey and Iran… Ending with the Iranian/Qatari gas reaching the EU through pipelines is Putin’s worst nightmare… Iran has the #1 known natural as reserves on Earth and the North-Dome/South-Pars basin is the biggest gas basin on Earth… At the start of Russian involvement in 2015, Putin even said “I hope we won’t have to use nukes”… It’s a good sign on how the area is of strategic importance for Russia, although many don’t seem to… Read more »

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Karel Vd Geest

This might be correct and it will only be the US following several russian examples around the russian border, in the Ukraine, Moldava, Georgia. Russia has created at least five quasi states on foreign soil and do not seem to like when the US does as Russia does. It must be said, Assad is doing everything he can to destroy the unity of his country, even stating in the past, he preferes a country with opposition cleansed and gone. Well, it seems he is going to succeed, only the opposition will take part of the country with them, which seems,… Read more »

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Can you look further through history and notice, for example, Serbia and the seizure of Kosovo, or you look back just as much as it suits you. The examples you mentioned here, were created after the occupation of parts of Serbia, so in this case the Russians follow the example, not the Americans.

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Seems it is you who needs to read up. Kosovo’s independence, as in real independence, was started once Serbia started ethnic cleansing of that territory, after driving out over half the population at the time and after installing an nazi occupation style of occupation on that region. The Moldavan statelet, dates back to before Kosovo as does Abchazia where 80% of the population was driven out. South Ossetia is about 40k people in and on some high mountains. A state , laughable. All these russian statelets have in common they are not recognised, except maybe by North Korea, Venezuela, Syria.… Read more »

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Nazi occupation like the US and EU approved regime in Ukraine?

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Seems the EU is not so approving the Poroshenko regime, actually, he ended with many 🖕🏾 from the EU to his demands. And EU’s likely to become less nice once the Nord Stream 2 pipeline will become fully operational. It’s obvious that, at US level, both Ukraine and South China Sea are seen as the pivot of the US empire, it’s even how late “Zbigs” (the infamous Zbigniew Brzeziński) called these areas… For him, who controls eastern Europe controls the world. Well, this ex-Pole was a bit too much gazing his navel 😉 Maybe should you listen to Vickie Nulland… Read more »

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No comment on Assads little dictatorship failure?

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Netenyahoo is the ‘king of the Jews’ and I don’t see any western plans for intervention. If you want to play the claim game they have been gone for 2 thousand years and we’re only a unified country for what two kings? 80 years or so? You seem to want to decide who can rule another people’s lands at the end of a gun. Iran and Syria had elections I think Israel has none much like there Saudi tribe kin folk Nutenyahoo will not allow it no matter how many crimes he needs to commit. If he lets go of… Read more »

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Err, Israel has elections soon, and holds elections on a regular basis, e.g. before Bibi, you had Ehud Olmert from the Zionist party (Labour/center-left) and just before, another Likud guy, Ariel Sharon, you’re confusing with Hamastan or Fakestine. In Fakestine, Abbas is now in the 14th year of his 4 years mandate. In Hamastan, since Hamas won the 2005 election, none were organised at all… When it comes to Iran or Syria, you know, when the election candidates are only those allowed by the regime, this is fake democracy 😉 C’mon, Syria is a monarchy under disguise while Iran is… Read more »

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“Muh dictator” ofcourse a leader is a “dictator” when he or she doesn’t abide to the NATO regimes..

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Except that, in NATO, you don’t have “regimes” (except Turkey which many now see as NATO-only-on-paper). It happened many times NATO countries ending with leftist governments, hehe… and none but Turkey can be called a dictatorship… You obviously neglected to read the definition of the word “regime” when it comes to politics 😉 Moreover, NATO is not a political entity, it’s a military alliance… And since it packs 60% of world’s military power, if NATO goes after any adversary, it’s gonna bütt hurt very very bad… BTW, NATO was activated when? 3-4x? Once by USA after 9-11, all other cases… Read more »

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Assad must stay

West countries are becoming more and more regime. There less and less freedom.

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JerryDrakeJr : you seem to forget that NATO actions in ex-Yugo were under UNSC orders, meaning that both Russia and China were OK with it, moreover, Russia ALSO participated, even if Russian troops had a minor role… Thus, blaming the Yanks about actions in ex-Yugo is futile and shows serious ignorance about how things go at international level, period!

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When did Russia break up Ukraine? Your poor attempt of whataboutism is laughable. Second your “opposition” your western regimes have been arming and faciilitating are islamist jihadists the likes of Al Qaeda and ISIS,typical ignorant western thinking of your part

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@Karel Vd Geest : classical “do as I say, don’t do as I do” 😉