France was already bombing IS targets in Iraq and had carried out 215 of the almost 4,500 air strikes there. He added that “Russia must have an interest of its own in ensuring that this is cleared up as quickly as possible”.
On Monday, Hollande nodded again toward the need to work with Syrians who want to free their country of both those violent actors. “We have to fight them not only in the media, but also on the ground”.
But Al-Jubeir said “there are two options for a settlement in Syria”. The group monitors the Syrian conflict through a network of contacts in the country. “The Iranians are. So you should look at it as Iranian aggression against other countries in the region”.
The pictures come from the Syrian army officer once responsible for the archive who turned all 55,000 photos over to the investigators. The group said on its website Wednesday that Iyad al-Deek died in an airstrike in the rural north of Homs.
U.S. Senate Republicans are denouncing Russia’s actions in Syria.
Both Russian Federation and Serbia also attended Obama’s meeting.
Obama says defeating the Islamic State will take time, but that the militants ultimately will lose because they have nothing to offer but suffering and death.
France recently shifted its stance on Assad somewhat, saying it will not demand his departure as a precondition for peace talks.
A prominent member of Russia’s parliament has suggested that Russian Federation could strike beyond Syria if the extremists targeted by its airstrikes flee across the border.
The United Nations secretary-general this week for the first time called for the civil war in Syria to be referred to the worldwide Criminal Court.
He said it could be more destabilizing than Turkey’s effort to combat the Kurds.
“There were even many as young as 13 or 14″.
The AP could not independently verify the claims.
The head of the Russian presidential administration Sergey Ivanov said that the issue concerns Syria.
It said the YPG had demobilized a few children since June 2014, but that it was still using both boys and girls under 18 as fighters.
-By Lolita C. Baldor and Robert Burn in Washington.
Support for France’s involvement in the global air campaign against Islamic State is broader.
The official used an Arabic acronym to refer to the Islamic State group. “We’re not talking about” it, he said.
France, which has so far only taken part in strikes in Iraq, began reconnaissance flights over Syria earlier this month in order to gather information on IS positions. Saudi Arabia has threatened to remove Assad militarily if he does not relinquish power.
Previously, President Vladimir Putin addressed the lawmakers to get the corresponding permission.
Adel Al-Jubeir told a small group of journalists the military option could be lengthier and more destructive, but the choice is entirely up to Assad and whether he accepts the political roadmap agreed to by key nations in 2012.