Russia’s Interfax news agency on Saturday reported that the four countries would establish a joint information centre in the Iraqi capital which could be used in the future to coordinate military operations against Islamic State.
The USA and Russian Federation agree on the need to fight the Islamic State but not about what to do with President Bashar Assad. Sure enough, on Wednesday, Russian jets began bombing targets in Syria.
US, Russian defense officials exchanged ideas during a video conference on deconfliction efforts earlier on Thursday, a day after Moscow launched its first airstrikes on Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) positions in Syria, Russia-based Sputnik News reported. “I...
Its repeated vetoes, mainly on intervention in Syria or calling for investigations into alleged atrocities committed by President Bashar al-Assad’s forces, have led to criticism that the Kremlin is undermining the council.