Syria has stated it’s decided to finish US army presence in its nation after Washington introduced plans to construct a “border power” that Russia says might result in Syria’s partition.
On Monday Syria’s Overseas Ministry slammed the plan as a “blatant assault” on its sovereignty.
The ministry had been quoted on State TV as saying that the Syrian military is resolved to finish any type of US presence within the nation.
Russia and Turkey have additionally each strongly condemned the ‘border power’ plan.
Press TV stories: The US, purportedly combating the Daesh terrorist group, is planning to construct the so-called “Border Safety Pressure” on the Syrian territory held by the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) which is dominated by Kurdish militants.
Russian Overseas Minister Sergei Lavrov stated Washington’s choice to kind a zone held by US-backed militants might result in the division of the Arab nation.
“The announcement that this zone shall be managed by the US-backed teams – by the power as much as 30,000 folks – it is a very critical concern, which causes considerations that a course was set for the partition of Syria,” Lavrov stated at an annual information convention.
The US, he stated, helps those that are looking for to topple the federal government of Syria moderately than making an attempt to resolve the Syrian disaster.
“We don’t see the efforts to assist resolve the battle as quickly as potential, however moderately to assist those that wish to make sensible steps to vary the federal government in Syrian Arab Republic,” Lavrov added.
Syria has been gripped by foreign-backed militancy since March 2011. The Syrian authorities says the Israeli regime and its Western and regional allies are aiding Takfiri terrorist teams which can be wreaking havoc within the nation.
Moscow vows to react to US border power
Lavrov’s remarks got here a day after Chairman of the Protection Committee of Russia’s State Duma Vladimir Shamanov vowed to take measures in response to Washington’s choice to deploy the so-called “Border Safety Pressure”.
Shamanov stated the US plan “stands in direct confrontation” with Russia’s pursuits. “We and our colleagues will definitely undertake sure measures on stabilization of the state of affairs in Syria,” he stated.
Turkey says US ‘enjoying with fireplace’
The US transfer additionally angered Ankara with Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag saying on Monday that Washington is “enjoying with fireplace”.
Turkey is already indignant over sturdy US help for Kurdish forces in Syria. Ankara views SDF and its associates because the Syrian department of the Kurdistan Staff’ Get together (PKK), which has been combating Turkey since 1984.
The US launched its army marketing campaign in Syria in 2014 beneath the pretext of combating Daesh terrorists. Syria and Russia in addition to different regional international locations have solid doubt on america’ true intentions, saying US troops have principally tried to hamper authorities operations in opposition to Takfiri terrorists and harmed the nation’s infrastructure.
Syria calls the “coalition” led by the US “an unlawful occupation power” which has entered the nation with out its permission or a UN mandate. It additionally views Washington’s SDF allies as “traitors”.