Moscow has informed Washington via a special communications channel that any attempts of Syrian opposition fighters to shell Russian task force and Syrian troops will be curbed, Defense Ministry Spokesman Igor Konashenkov said on Thursday.
Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman Major General Igor Konashenkov has called on the US-led international coalition and the opposition supported by it not to hamper the actions of the Syrian government forces against terrorists.
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov met Syrian politicians and public figures on Tuesday. The two sides discussed ways to resolve the Syrian crisis, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
Russia’s Defense Ministry denies a Pentagon’s statement about a strike of the Russian Aerospace Force on the SDF (Syrian Democratic Forces), saying all the strikes are delivered exclusively on targets of the Islamic State terrorist group.
Joint statement by Iran, Russia and Turkey on the International Meeting on Syria in Astana – 14-15 September 2017
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held a phone call on the Syria crisis with his American counterpart Rex Tillerson, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday.
A source said that the US and Russia are holding bilateral consultations on the sidelines of the Astana international meeting on Syria.
Four states may join the Syrian peace process initiated by Russia, Turkey and Iran as the Astana talks are currently underway with the creation of a safe zone in Idlib on the agenda.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Russian President Vladimir Putin have exchanged views about the cooperation between the two countries regarding Syria.