The Russian Federation and the USA presented to the UN security Council a draft resolution on a ceasefire in Syria

Russia and the US have circulated in the UN Security Council resolution on a ceasefire in Syria, Reuters reports. SAT plans to put the issue to a vote Friday, February 26.

Obama said that the airstrikes of the Russian Federation worsened the humanitarian situation in Syria and has strengthened the Assad regime

Prepared by the Russian Federation and the USA, the draft resolution requires that military action in Syria ended at midnight on 27 February, time of Damascus, and formalize the statements of the Syrian army and opposition groups about the commitment of this agreement.

In a two-page document notes that Pro-government forces and opposition groups has put the Russian Federation and the USA know that «adopted and declared commitment to cease hostilities and now they are party to it», reports TASS.

From the draft resolution that, at the time of adoption will be applied Russian-American statement on ceasefire in Syria from February 22 and the list of groups, which will extend this regime. The document stresses that they must fulfil their obligations, and calls upon all States, in particular, is part of the International support group Syria (MGPS), to use its influence to maintain the ceasefire and create conditions for a lasting ceasefire.

The draft resolution reaffirms support for Syrian peace settlement brokered by the UN and requested the Secretary-General of the organization ban Ki-moon and his special envoy, Staffan de Mistura as soon as possible to resume talks between the Syrian government and the opposition.

In addition, the document calls on the parties to immediately allow unhindered and safe access to assist all those in need in Syria.

Previously the presiding judge SAT in the Venezuelan diplomat Rafael Ramirez confirmed to reporters that the draft resolution circulated to member countries of the Council. «We are working very hard to adopt this resolution until the Saturday to support an agreed ceasefire,» said he.

On February 22, Russia and the United States issued a joint statement announced that the ceasefire in Syria will come into force on 27 February at 00:00 time of Damascus. The truce will not apply to the group «Islamic state» and «dzhebhat EN-Nusra» and other groups deemed terrorist by the UN Security Council.

Responsibility for the maintenance of the ceasefire regime in Syria, which should enter into force on 27 February, will largely lie with the International support group for Syria, chaired by Russia and the United States. This was stated by official representative of UN Secretary General Stefan Dyuzharrik.

Obama said that the airstrikes of the Russian Federation worsened the humanitarian situation in Syria and has strengthened the Assad regime

U.S. President Barack Obama said that airstrikes aerospace forces (VKS) Russia will improve the situation of the Syrian authorities and worsened the humanitarian situation in Syria. In his address, he also expressed the view that Russia’s actions have strengthened the government of President Bashar al-Assad.

«Intervention and air strikes Russia has strengthened the Assad regime and even more worsened the humanitarian catastrophe,» said Obama, speaking in Washington. The American leader also noted that many residents of Syria, including children, are starving for a long time.

The President of the United States in circulation again stated that the U.S. differences with Russia and Iran on the fate of Bashar al-Assad continue. According to him, without the departure of Assad, the Syrians will not be able to reconcile and start the fight against terrorism. «This is an area in which there remain significant differences between us and the Russians, the Iranians and some other players on the ground,» Obama said (quoted by RIA «Novosti»).

«The process, which was agreed in Vienna, is clear — the transition to a more representative government, a new Constitution and free elections later. I reiterate: such a future, I am sure, cannot include Bashar al-Assad. It is clear that after years of barbaric war, which he maintains with his people, including torture, barrel bombs, sieges of cities, and famine, many Syrians will not stop fighting until Assad is not leaving power,» Obama said.

Barack Obama stressed that the United States will continue to combat terrorist group «Islamic state» in all countries of the world and by any means. According to the President, the U.S. is not going to stop fighting against ISIS in Syria and Iraq.

Assessing the risk of terrorist threat, the President said that the terrorists single still pose a serious threat to the United States. «Individuals or small groups of terrorists, both in San Bernardino, it is very hard to detect. They still pose a serious threat,» Obama said. The President urged in this regard law enforcement agencies at all levels to work around the clock to prevent attacks.

We will remind, the attack that was conducted on the San Bernardino Syed Rizvan Farouk and his wife Tashfeen Malik, 14 people died, 22 others were injured.




The Russian Federation and the USA presented to the UN security Council a draft resolution on a ceasefire in Syria 26.02.2016

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