Russia tries to reassure Saudi Arabia over Syria air strikes

Vladimir Putin attempting to reassure the Saudi government that it is only targeting IS, despite the fact that strikes have taken place on other groups, including areas that are allegedly controlled by Jabhat al-Nusrah as previously posted on The WIDER View.

Russia has said previously that it is targeting ISIS, al-Nusra Front (Jabhat al-Nusrah) and other terrorist groups as recognized by the U.N. Security Council or Russian law.

Quite what ‘other terrorist groups’ means is vague at best but will almost certainly contain Chechen or Chechen led groups.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s