A statement issued by the Joint Operations Command said the countries will “help and cooperate in collecting information about the terrorist Daesh group“, using the Arabic acronym for the IS group.
Israel has conducted occasional forays into Syria, staging airstrikes against Syrian facilities and military convoys suspected of transporting advanced weapons to Hezbollah, the Iran-backed militia movement that dominates Lebanon and has sent fighters into Syria to bolster Assad.
At the same time, the U.S.-led global coalition that has been striking Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria from the air since last fall is grappling with a series of setbacks. Iraq has also quietly enabled the Russian military buildup in Syria and has cooperated with Iran, from which it receives military support. “So we are in the process of working to try to find out exactly what Iraq has said“, Work told USA lawmakers.
This is not yet coordinated, Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday at the start of a meeting in New York with Sergey V. Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister. “This is not yet coordinated”.
“I think today everyone has accepted that President Assad must remain so that we can combat the terrorists“, Rouhani told CNN. “We believe that Russia’s participation in the fight against terrorism will have a positive effect on the situation in Iraq”, the spokesman explained to RIA Novosti.
Speaking before the United Nations General Assembly on Monday, President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin traded critiques of their respective foreign policies in addresses that distilled the basic differences in their countries’ approaches to the civil war in Syria.
The committee said Baghdad would help in harmonizing efforts in the fight against Islamic State despite the objection to the role by Syria.
In his statement Sunday, Hollande said, “Civilian populations must be protected from all forms of violence, that of IS and other terrorist groups but also the murderous bombardments of Bashar Assad“.
In the interview, Putin said he had personally informed the heads of state of Turkey, Jordan and Saudi Arabia about the new intelligence vehicle.
Other analysts have said that for months Washington had been losing its influence in Baghdad to neighboring Iran. Prior to that, Obama and Putin briefly discussed the crisis in Ukraine in June during the 70th anniversary of D-Day.
But the latest Russian moves in Syria have raised important questions about the American relationship with another crucial ally against the Islamic State: Iraq. And when the former Egyptian President Mubarak was rejected, we also rejected him.
“At the heart of the high-stakes US program to train and equip Syrian rebels to fight ISIS is a multimillion-dollar arms deal that the Pentagon farmed out to a tiny, little-known private company called Purple Shovel LLC”.
The announcement comes amid a Russian military build-up at an air base in western Syria’s Latakia province – the Alawite heartland of President Assad.
Netanyahu said that the objective of the meeting was to prevent “misunderstandings” between IDF and Russian forces. Reports said at least a thousand Asians made the trip a year ago, a third of whom were Indonesians and Malaysians. In early 2015, ISIS posted online a 50-page booklet, “Hijrah to the Islamic State“.