USA president Barack Obama has backed down before on Syria.
“That is not a problem for us right now, to start holding discussions and dialogues so as to determine and reach the conclusion of the next plan of action after the terrorists are driven out that territory”, Mr Rouhani said. “We support only legal governmental structures”, said Mr. Putin through a translator.
Citing an unnamed government source, the newspaper said Mr. Cameron’s view was: “There is not a long-term, stable, peaceful future for Syria where Syrian people can return home with President Assad as its leader”.
“This is Russia’s way of saying, ‘I now have a more tangible stake and say in the trajectory of this conflict, ‘” he said. The Iraqi military has announced an agreement Sunday, September 27, 2015 on “security and intelligence cooperation” with Russian Federation, Iran and Syria to help combat the Islamic State group.
Mr Al Hadithi said the cell would focus on “monitoring the movements of terrorists and degrading their capacity”, but would not say whether it had already begun its work.
In the past week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has broken with the allied hard line against Assad and said he needs to be included in any talks on Syria’s future.
Alternatively, the GOP front-runner said the USA should let Russia take the lead in battling ISIS in Syria, where the Russian government is allied with the Assad regime.
“We do not support the presence of Syrian government officials who are part of a regime that has brutalized its own citizens”.
The Prime Minister will use one-to-one talks with a number of key figures – though not Mr Putin – to press his case that the Syrian president “can’t be part” of a peaceful solution to the civil war.
After dueling speeches at the United Nations General Assembly, Obama and Putin also met privately for 90 minutes – their first face-to-face encounter in almost a year. Russian Federation has recently ferried weapons, troops and supplies to an airport near the Syrian coastal city of Latakia in what the US sees as preparations for setting up an air base there.
But he will not call a Commons vote unless he is certain to win – and may require Labour support to get a majority because of rebels on his backbenches.
Nevertheless, he emphasized that this is a position that has been devised in coordination with the United States.
“We have been providing assistance to legitimate government entities only”, Putin said, adding that he had personally briefed his Turkish, Saudi and Jordanian counterparts on the plan.
A senior US official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told reporters after the meeting: “The Russians certainly understood the importance of there being a political resolution to the conflict in Syria, and there being a process that pursues a political resolution”.
White House officials have repeatedly complained about Russia’s recent military buildup in Syria, a move the Kremlin insists is aimed at defeating ISIS.