Russia denied that military action in Syria is to divert the attention of the outside world to Ukraine

Updated: October 19, 2015  Views: 32

Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Zaha Petrova told 'Russia -1' television interview, said on the 18th, the Russian air raid in Syria, 'the Islamic State' The goal is not to divert the attention of the outside world to Ukraine, nor to compete with anyone.

She said that on the Syrian conflict, the United States failed to intervene to solve for many years, but aggravated the crisis, Russia has taken the right based on international law, intervention mode.

Zaha Petrova said Russia's vision consists of two parts: the fight against 'Islamic State' and other terrorist organizations, and to promote the unity of the political process in Syria relevant parties.

Syrian government should request the Russian Air Force on Sept. 30 began to Syrian territory extremist organization 'Islamic State' targets in air strikes. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on the 17th of this month, said the Russian military operations in Syria is based on national interests to combat terrorism . Get Top News, Latest News and Current News from Latest Current News: U.S., China, World, Entertainment, Health, Finance, Business, echnology, Travel, Politics, Sports.