The king of Bahrain declared his readiness to join a ground operation in Syria and was going to Putin

Bahrain is ready to send its troops to Syria, after Saudi Arabia, which to him is a neighbor and close ally, reports NEWSru.com with reference to Agency Reuters.

Syrian foreign Ministry promises to foreigners participating in ground operations, «return home in coffins»
Human rights activists report the deaths of at least 120 people for a day of fighting near the Syrian Aleppo

According to the Ambassador of Bahrain to the UK of Sheikh Fawaz bin Mohammed al-Khalifa, the operation will be carried out in the framework of the international antiterrorist coalition. He noted that the deployment of troops to Syria is ready and United Arab Emirates.

Earlier, Saudi Arabia announced it was ready to start a ground operation in Syria. Bahraini Ambassador stressed that the aim of the operation will be not only «Islamic state», but also «brutal Assad regime», against which initially is the coalition.

According to some estimates, Saudi Arabia can send several thousand troops to Syria in coordination with Turkey. In addition, Riyadh and Ankara a few weeks ago created a body responsible for coordinating military action.

About the possibility of the invasion of Turkey into Syria earlier said and the defense Ministry. General Igor Konashenkov said that in the Agency record «more and more» signs of the preparation of the Turkish armed forces for a ground operation.

In the US, the statement of Riyadh met positively. The Pentagon chief Ashton Carter said that the question of a ground operation will be discussed next week in Brussels. In turn, the official representative of U.S. state Department John Kirby said that, in General, the coalition supports the intention of the coalition members to intensify efforts to combat ISIS.

In the Kremlin declared that the whole situation «monitor carefully», but no specific estimates are not yet steel. The head of the Duma Committee Pavel Krasheninnikov said that if the Saudis bring troops to Syria without the permission of the official authorities, then it can be regarded as a Declaration of war.

It is also reported that on 8 February in Sochi will host a meeting of the king of Bahrain Hamad bin ISA al Khalifa and Russian President Vladimir Putin. On the arrival of the king with a working visit, reported the press service of the Kremlin.

«During the upcoming meeting, priority will be given to expansion of bilateral cooperation in trade, investment, energy, financial and humanitarian spheres», — stated in the message.

«It also assumes a thorough exchange of views on the situation in the Middle East and North Africa, primarily in the context of combating international terrorism», — noted in press service.

Syrian foreign Ministry promises to foreigners participating in ground operations, «return home in coffins»

The Syrian foreign Minister Walid Moallem promised that foreign troops participating in ground operations in Syria without official invitation of Damascus, «come home in wooden coffins».

The head of the foreign Ministry said Saturday, February 6, reports Lenta.ru with reference to Associated Press.

Thus Muallem responded to the statement of Bahrain, after Saudi Arabia announced its readiness to send troops into Syria in the framework of a ground operation to fight against the «Islamic state».

«Any ground invasion on Syrian territory without the consent of the Syrian government will be perceived as an act of aggression, which must resist every citizen of the country. I’m sorry to say this, but they will come home in wooden coffins», — he stressed.

As reported previously, a UK-based group «Syrian Observatory for human rights», for the past day, 5 February, during heavy fighting between rebels and Syrian government forces, supported by Russia from the air, near the city of Aleppo killed at least 120 people on both sides.




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