Mogherini: the explosion in Damascus is aimed at disrupting peace talks. The Islamic state has claimed responsibility for the attack

The terrorist attack in Damascus is an attempt to derail peace talks on Syria. This was stated by high representative of the European Union for foreign Affairs and security policy Federica Mogherini, stated on the website of the diplomatic Department of the EU, writes the Ukrainian truth.

In Aleppo, fierce fighting between CAC and IG

«At the time, as some signs of hope came from the talks in Geneva, we mourn new victims in Syria. They killed those who tried to destroy any prospect for peace in the country. The attack near the mosque of Saida Zeinab clearly aimed at disrupting the political process, which is the best and possibly only chance to end the conflict in Syria, which has led and continues to lead to suffering,» she said.

«Islamic state» (ID) has claimed responsibility for a series of explosions near a Shiite mosque near Damascus committed Saturday, January 31. The video appeared shortly after the bombings on the Internet, according to Deutsche Welle, citing Reuters.

According to Reuters, the explosion near the Shiite shrines — the mosque of Saida Zeinab, located to the South of the Syrian capital of Damascus, killing at least 60 people. Some more tens got wounds. Among the victims were 25 fighters from the ranks of the Shiite factions that support President Bashar al-Assad.

Recall, January 31, in the suburbs of Damascus there was a terrorist attack, which killed at least 45 people.

As reported, one of the explosions, terrorists staged a car bomb, the other two carried out the two suicide bombers who blew themselves up in a crowd.

The mosque of Saida Zeinab, the Shia consider the place of burial of a close relative of the prophet Muhammad. In the past, this object had already been targeted. Last time responsibility for the attacks near the mosque took over the group «Frente al-Nusra» associated with «al-Qaeda».

In Aleppo, fierce fighting between CAC and IG

In the town of Azez the province of Aleppo, fierce fighting between the forces of the Free Syrian army (FSA) and the terrorist organization ISIS. This is with reference to local sources reported by «Anadolu Ajansı», reports UKRINFORM.

«The terrorists of the «Islamic state» carried out the attack on the village Briggite under the control of one of the units CAC Front of Damascus. In heavy fighting for the village killed more than 10 terrorists. About 30 members of the IG are wounded», — stated in the message.

Representatives of the Front of Damascus said that the attack was repulsed. The opposition captured many terrorists.

Fighters of the Free Syrian army continue to monitor the situation in the province. Sometimes there are difficult fights.




Mogherini: the explosion in Damascus is aimed at disrupting peace talks. The Islamic state has claimed responsibility for the attack 01.02.2016

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