Lavrov: Russia will respond to attempts by the US to prevent terrorism in Syria

© RIA Novosti / Nancy Semelparity in photobacteria of the head of the Russian foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the UN General Assembly. Archival photoLavrov: Russia will respond to attempts by the US to prevent terrorism in Syria© RIA Novosti / Nancy Semelparity the image Bank

Russia, the United States declared that will react to attempts to prevent the completion of operations against terrorism in Syria. This was stated by Russian foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the meeting with Syrian counterpart Walid Muallem on the sidelines of the 72nd General Assembly of the United Nations.

«We have made clear that if those territories that are close to the American «friends», or how they can even call it that, attempts will be made to complicate the completion of the counterterrorist operation, it will not remain without response,» he said.

In addition, Lavrov expressed confidence that terrorism in Syria will be defeated and then we need to clean out everyone who is there illegitimate. He also noted that to prevent the partition of Syria can not be otherwise «a chain reaction goes throughout the Middle East.»

«That’s what probably some would like to achieve — those who need to maintain the constant here is chaos, confusion,» — said Lavrov.

Lavrov at the UN General Assembly

The head of Russian diplomacy on the sidelines of this week’s high-level only held around 60 meetings in bilateral and multilateral formats.

This year with the tribune continued to rise questions about the conflicts in the middle East and Korean Peninsula, has not paid attention to the new crises in Latin America and natural disasters.

The conversation on these topics Lavrov continued in various formats with their partners.

The Russian foreign Minister met with U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson and managed to talk with the foreign Minister of Syria Walid Muallem, foreign Minister of Germany Sigmar Gabriel, the head of European diplomacy Federica Mogherini and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, British and Chinese colleagues Boris Johnson and Wang Yi.

One of the major multilateral activities with the participation of the Minister was the Ministerial meeting of the six mediators and Iran, held in the midst of controversy correspondence between Washington and Tehran about the fate of the joint comprehensive plan of action (SVPD).

The Russian foreign Minister and after negotiations with Rex Tillerson and at the conference on results of participation in the session of the General Assembly stressed that Moscow supports the conservation agreement and its immutability. About this Lavrov said in his speech at the UN.

At the end of his participation at the UN General Assembly, the Russian Minister gave a big press conference for Russian and foreign journalists. It lasted almost an hour, and the main themes were the relations between Russia and the West, the situation on the Korean Peninsula and the fate of the Joint comprehensive plan of action on Iran’s nuclear program.

Former President — current problems

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov said that currently the relations between Moscow and Washington suffer from the fact that the administration of former President Barack Obama «did the petty, vindictive, putting this bomb under the Russian-American relations».

«I didn’t expect this from a Nobel peace prize. But he, in General, have shown themselves, and it is still affected,» — said Lavrov.

He said that at the current UN General Assembly have not heard assurances from the West that they will cease to play in the sanctions game. However, in his opinion, life itself forces us to abandon this dead-end situation.

Lavrov also expressed dissatisfaction that make Russia responsible for solution of all conflicts.

«You in a heap and Korea, and Iran, and Syria, and Ukraine, and all this is a problem of Russian-American relations. I don’t really like the fact that some politicians in all appoint responsible Russia. That Russia and China should the North Korean problem, Russia needs Syria to do so-and-so. We designate responsible for other crises, even down to the Yemen, to which we have no relationship at all», — he stressed.

With North Korea it is better to talk and meet

Lavrov: Russia will respond to attempts by the US to prevent terrorism in Syria© AP Photo / Korean Central News Agency/Korea News ServiceСША fully ready to respond in case of new threats Khrunina to the DPRK at the current session of the UN General Assembly in new York raised in connection with the recent nuclear and missile tests by Pyongyang. The US President Donald trump has threatened to «destroy» North Korea in case of threats to the United States, such a statement from the rostrum of the UN General Assembly sounded for the first time.

Pyongyang, which earlier also repeatedly threatened to «incinerate» new York to launch a nuclear strike at any point in the United States, have reacted calmly to this statement. The foreign Minister of the DPRK ri Yong Ho, was also flown to new York for a UN General Assembly session, just recalled a Korean proverb that «as if dog is not barking, the train still runs».

Lavrov: Russia will respond to attempts by the US to prevent terrorism in Syria© AP Photo / Ahn Young-oopsla North Korea shot down the rocket if it flies near Guanapo the opinion of the head of the Russian foreign Ministry, in addressing the situation with North Korea is always better to meet and talk than to ignore each other.

«If we have this mechanism become, at least to discuss, at least started the process some for the formation of such a mechanism of peace and security in northeast Asia, perhaps, and the channel would have a permanent with North Korea. And within this channel and North Korea would have understood better the concerns of the entire «six». Members of the «six» would understand probably a little bit better the concerns of North Korea, okay, those concerns on something based or are they far-fetched», — he told reporters at the UN.

Lavrov called for «cool hot heads» and to take a break, since the outbreak of war on the Korean Peninsula is unacceptable.

The deal with Iran is not subject to change

Lavrov: Russia will respond to attempts by the US to prevent terrorism in Syria© AFP 2017 / StringerИран introduced a new ballistic rakitov the opening day of the high-level debate of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly, U.S. President Donald trump called Iran «a rogue state» and «corrupt dictatorship», which exports violence. Nuclear agreement with Tehran trump called «a disgrace to the United States.»

U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson later said that the nuclear agreement should change. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani categorically rejected this idea.

This is also the opinion of the Russian side. So, according to Lavrov, the deal on the Iranian nuclear program endorsed by the UN Security Council and cannot be changed.

Lavrov: Russia will respond to attempts by the US to prevent terrorism in Syria© AP Photo / Hasan Sarbakhshian,fileСверхмощное weapons: Iran announced the creation of the «father of all bombs»»Not only Russia said that the need to save this program. Said that all European countries that participated in the negotiations, and it is say most member countries of the UN. This program has the finished appearance, it is approved by a resolution of the UN Security Council, and open this program is equivalent to undo all the achievements», — said the Russian Minister at a press conference at the UN.

According to him, if there are any concerns from the United States to Iran, «they need to be addressed in the framework of the formats that are suited for that».

«And to confuse apples and oranges is probably not very well, especially in such a complicated matter as the agreement on the Iranian nuclear program,» Lavrov stressed.

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