Russia honored all commitments on S-300 supplies to Tehran — ambassadorWorld October 26, 9:04
Kyrgyz president signs decree on government’s resignationWorld October 26, 8:47
Display of rare impressionist masterpieces from Russian collector wows Parisian art loversSociety & Culture October 26, 8:46
Russia ready to resume humanitarian pauses in AleppoWorld October 26, 7:42
Muscovites commemorate Nord-Ost terrorist attack victimsSociety & Culture October 26, 7:41
Three young men detained in Moscow for throwing flares at US ambassador’s residenceWorld October 25, 22:02
Kremlin gives no comment on alleged US carte blanche to Russia for Aleppo operationRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 25, 21:44
German ARD TV channel to go any length to win case against Russian athlete — lawyerSport October 25, 21:24
Russian, German top diplomats discuss humanitarian situation in Aleppo — ministryRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 25, 20:09
ULAN BATOR, September 16. /TASS/. Moscow will continue supplying weapons to Syria in accordance with the international law, the speaker of Russia’s lower house of parliament, the State Duma, Sergey Naryshkin has said.
"Russia has carried out and is still carrying out weapons supplies to the government army [of Syria]. Russia never hid it. We have been doing it and we will continue doing it in accordance with the norms of international law," Naryshkin told the session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (PA OSCE) in Mongolia’s Ulan Bator.
"We urge the whole international community to unite in this struggle against the Islamic State terrorism and of course, to use these forces in this fight, first of all the government army of Syria," he stressed.
The IS caliphate would have already felt more comfortable on the Mediterranean Sea coast and moved further if the Syrian army had not been an efficient force, Naryshkin said.
Last week, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Moscow would continue delivering military equipment to Syria for combating terrorist groups. "We’ll continue to supply this equipment to the Syrian state in order to ensure its due defence capability in countering the terrorist threat," Lavrov said.
Russia has repeatedly called in the international coalition to cooperate with the Syrian authorities under the auspices of the United Nations to fight against the Islamic State (IS) terrorist organization. Russian President Vladimir Putin said earlier that Russia is ready to provide assistance in forming a coalition to fight against IS that will include the countries of the region. In September, Putin discussed with US President Barack Obama in a telephone conversation establishing the international anti-terrorist coalition.