The Russian side hopes that the U.S. will fulfill the promise to ensure the separation of the moderate opposition from the terrorists, and will follow the agreements on the fight against the terrorist organizations Islamic state and «Dzhebhat EN-Nusra»** reached during the visit of U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry to Moscow. This was stated by the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova to a briefing on current foreign policy issues.
Also the representative of the Russian foreign Ministry said that reports of the death of dozens of civilians from air strikes by the air force of the international coalition in Syria must be investigated, and their results be made public.
According to the representative of the foreign Ministry, during the last week of Syria received news about the «atrocities and inhuman crimes» in Syria. Reports of the death of dozens of civilians in the province of Aleppo as a result of attacks of coalition forces, according to Zakharov, it is necessary to investigate, and the results of the investigation shall become public. In that case, if these reports are confirmed, we will have to conclude that it did not occur again.
Maria Zakharova also commented on the video of the execution of 12-year-old boy taken by militants grouping «of Nur ad-DIN AZ-Zinki», which the U.S. government considers a «moderate opposition». The militant group beheaded the boy because they suspected him of working for the supporters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
According to her, these people are terrorists, they don’t have the slightest idea of the principles on which is built this world, and to negotiate with them will not succeed.
*The group «Islamic state» and «Dzhebhat EN-Nusra» decision of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation from December 29, 2014 was declared a terrorist organisation, its activity on the territory of Russia is prohibited.