Merkel supports the creation of a no-fly zone in Syria. Assad allows for the use of weapons during the truce

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it would support the creation in the skies over Syria zone, forbidden for flights. About it reports UKRINFORM with reference to the Stuttgarter Zeitung.

Assad sees nothing wrong in the use of arms during the truce

«In the current situation it would be useful if I had created a space in which none of the warring parties would carry out the attack from the air, so a kind of no-fly zone,» said Merkel, adding that Germany would support Turkey’s proposed ban on aircraft flights over the territory of Syria.

In the opinion of the Chancellor, this will contribute to the resolution of the situation in Syria.

Aircrafts Bundeswehr Tornado during the execution of reconnaissance missions in counter-terrorism coalition in the skies over Syria, regularly accompanied by fighters of the aerospace forces of the Russian Federation. This was told by the commander of air operations centre of the Bundeswehr, Lieutenant General Joachim Wundrak, reports Deutsche Welle.

According to him, we are not talking about interception or attempts to force the German planes from Syrian airspace.

«Until today there were no incidents,» stressed Vondrak.

As noted by the commander, HQs Russia use the su-35S. The General regarded their action as a political move. The Russians want their presence to demonstrate, «that they, unlike the international antidiabetic coalition, are in the airspace of Syria at the invitation of the government of the country.»

Air force represented Germany in the international coalition of six Tornado fighter jets that perform reconnaissance flights, and aircraft A310 MRTT tanker.

As previously reported, the UN Secretary-General ban Ki-moon confirmed that as a result of rocket fire, five medical facilities and two schools in Northern Syria killed at least 50 civilians.

Air strikes on hospitals and other civilian targets of the Syrian opposition in Aleppo are already condemned in the United States.

Assad sees nothing wrong in the use of arms during the truce

The President of Syria Bashar al-Assad admitted that during the truce, the parties may use the weapon. About it writes BBC.

«The truce in Syria does not mean that the parties to the conflict refuses to use weapons,» — said Assad in an interview to Syrian television.

Thus, according to him, the main goal of the truce — not to give to strengthen their positions in terrorist organizations, however, «to achieve such during the week almost impossible.»

In his opinion, the resolution of the Syrian crisis can become a reconciliation agreement reached at the local level.

As previously reported, at a conference in Munich at the end of last week, agreement was reached on a ceasefire in Syria. According to these agreements, in the country during the week must cease fire.

While the Syrian opposition says that any political settlement in Syria can take place only under the condition that it will not engage Assad and the most approximate to it, the figures of the current government.




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