“Kazakhstan is not in talks with anyone on deploying its service members to Syria,” Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov said on Friday, as cited by RIA Novosti.
Abdrakhmanov, who previously served as Kazakhstan’s envoy to the UN, said the issue of “ensuring security of the four de-escalation zones in Syria rests with the guarantors of the Astana process,” referring to multilateral peace talks brokered by Russia, Turkey and Iran earlier in January.
“It is crucial for our country that we have a UN Security Council resolution and a respective UN mandate before discussing a possibility for our peacekeepers to be deployed to any hotspot in the world,” he said.
Kazakhstan’s military has seen almost no overseas deployments during the last decade. Until 2008, a small Kazakh contingent comprising paramedics and bomb disposal experts was stationed at Camp Echo in Iraq as part of the Polish-led Multinational Division Central-South.
Earlier, some Russian media reports suggested Moscow had engaged in talks with Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan about the prospective deployment of their forces, alongside Russian military police, as part of a safe-zone monitoring mission in Syria.
Meanwhile , Kyrgyzstan’s Foreign Ministry and General Staff said they had “no information” on talks over possible deployments to Syria.
“We do not have any information concerning potential participation of the Kyrgyz forces in the operations against international terrorist organizations in Syria in cooperation with Russia,” a Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry spokesperson told Interfax.
Earlier on Thursday, Turkish presidential spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin told journalists in Ankara that Turkey and Russia could send their forces to Syria’s Idlib province, currently controlled by armed opposition groups, as part of the mission.
“We are working on a mechanism, which envisages that the Idlib province will most likely see the deployment of the Turkish and Russian forces [tasked with monitoring the situation in the local de-escalation zone], while the [situation in the] Damascus suburbs will be mostly controlled by the Russian and Iranian military,” he said, as reported by the Turkish Anadolu news agency.
World War III is close and the theme is the same as it has always been. The nuances may vary, the the theme is the same and it is foretold in the Bible.
How it Begins
For three years, I have been asserting that World War III would begin in Syria. With Turkey and Saudi Arabia poking a stick in the eye of Russia, this possibility grows more likely by the moment.
Turkey, as a full-fledged member of NATO, is committed to a path which will culminate in war. Saudi Arabia has allowed themselves to be positioned where they, too, have reached the point of no return.
On the other hand, Russia has not been shy about attacking US military proxy assets inside of Syria. The provocations by Turkey is merely a response to Russian imperialism as one will see in the video listed below.
A U.S. Navy fighter jet recently shot down a Syrian warplane after the Syrian jet dropped bombs near Syrian Democratic Force fighters, who are allied with the U.S., on June 18, 2017. An outraged Putin responded with a dire threat in which Putin threatened to shoot down American planes flying past the Euphrates River.
Officials from the United States have responded to the Russian threat to shoot down American planes.
“U.S. pilots operating over Syria won’t hesitate to defend themselves from Russian threats, a Pentagon spokesperson said Monday in the latest escalation between the two superpowers since a U.S. jet shot down a Syrian aircraft on Sunday.”
Who Will Win In Syria?
The U.S. will quickly gain the upper hand in the air war that is about to begin Syria.
According to a study byThe Global Firepower group, shows that the United States has about 5,000 fixed wing and fighter aircraft to Russia’s less than 2200 planes. The estimate is that the US would easily win an air war in Syria. However, that is not the end of the story. The study, secretly commissioned by the Pentagon and the CIA, and rehearsed at the Naval War College, determined that the United States would dominate an air war in Syria as well as in the region as a whole. The study was leaked and was published by Global Firepower, much to the chagrin of the Pentagon who was trying to promote a far different picture to Congress in order to procure more military funding. Amazingly, my sources believe the leak came from within the previous Obama administration who were constantly seeking to weaken the United States military. Given the fact that Obama, himself, had weakened the defenses of Alaska, all on his own, as he attempted to roll back US military size to pre-World War II levels, clearly spoke to Obama’s intent to make America vulnerable to attack from Russia. However, in the present moment, The United States holds the upper hand when it comes to air power and it is not even close. As predicted in Isaiah 13, Damascus will lie in ruin.
Putin might lose in Syria, but it is not his style to quietly go away. I would expect that Russia’s North Pole forces will sweep into Alaska as well as Scandinavia. Russia also has options with regard to activating the Red Dawn threat that I have previously addressed. In addition, Russia supplies about 1/3 of Western Europe’s natural gas. These countries could be held hostage over their energy needs.
If China and North Korea join Russia, this would be a force multiplier.
There is another consideration and that is the condition of the Deep State. Rep. Scalise sponsored child-sex-trafficking bill that was to be heard the day he was shot. Attorney General Sessions has announced an all out war on child-sex–trafficking. Does any reasonable person doubt that the Deep State does not need this war?Look for more provocations from the Deep State which will push the Russia closer to the brink.
And of course, there is always the nuclear option.
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US Massacring Civilians in Syria While Pretending to Combat ISIS
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
Civilians suffer most in all wars. In post-9/11 US conflicts, millions perished, were wounded or maimed for life, tens of millions more displaced.
For most, their welfare and futures were destroyed on the phony pretext of combating terrorism Washington created and supports.
Terror-bombing Iraq, Syria and other countries has nothing to do with liberating them from ISIS and likeminded groups – everything to do with imperial dominance, resource plunder and exploiting the people of ravaged nations.
Media scoundrels glorify them in the name of peace – supporting what demands condemnation. Opposing them is considered unpatriotic, the human toll of no consequence in all US wars.
Mass slaughter and destruction reflect strategic decisions taken in waging them.
America pretends to be combating ISIS in Syria while providing support.
Russia demands a clear explanation in detail about the US downing of a Syrian Su-22 aircraft. All that’s forthcoming will be Washington claiming the right of self-defense while pursuing naked aggression.
Moscow continues to believe accommodation with America can be found – despite consistent betrayal numerous times before.
Deals it agrees to are flagrantly breaching virtually always – proving it can never be trusted.
Chances for cooperation between Washington and Moscow are nil. Believing otherwise is foolhardy.
RT Arabic interviewed former Raqqa resident Abu Abdullah. In fleeing the city, a US-led airstrike killed his daughter, he explained, saying:
“Coalition planes struck the district of Dariya. I was with my daughter at the time, and just like that, she perished in the blast.”
“I lost my leg. More often than not, US planes hit civilians, not” ISIS as claimed.
The cold, hard true about US aggression is that “mostly civilians (are dying) in the Dariya district, (including) the agricultural university, the Al-Hal market, (and) hospitals. All these buildings suffer from coalition bombings. No place is safe.”
The only way out of the Raqqa cauldron is by paying hundreds of dollars to smugglers, he said – likely also true in Mosul, US terror-bombing massacring civilians there as well.
Media scoundrels report none of this, suppressing the dark side of all US imperial wars – most Americans none the wiser.
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Following the United States’ decision to shoot down a Syrian warplane, Russia has spoken out in support of the Syrian government, and has announced that will shoot down any U.S. warplanes in its airspace.
The Russian Ministry of Defense released a statement announcing that it is halting cooperation with the U.S. and its allies “in the framework of the Memorandum on the Prevention of Incidents and Ensuring Air Safety in Syria” following the coalition’s downing of a Syrian warplane on Sunday.
“In the areas of combat missions of Russian air fleet in Syrian skies, any airborne objects, including aircraft and unmanned vehicles of the [US-led] international coalition, located to the west of the Euphrates River, will be tracked by Russian ground and air defense forces as air targets.”
The Russian Defense Ministry also called for a thorough investigation into the coalition’s decision to shoot down the Syrian government’s military aircraft, noting that the incident “cynically violates” the sovereignty of the Syrian Arab Republic.
“What is it then, if not an act of aggression, an act directly in breach of international law,” Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told journalists in Moscow, quoted by Russia’s RIA news agency.
“If you want, it’s actually help for the terrorists the US is fighting, declaring that they are conducting a counterterrorism policy,” the deputy foreign minister added.
In the statement, the ministry said the U.S. Air Force had committed an act of “military aggression” against Syria, and it referred to the incident as “a conscious failure to comply with the obligations under the Memorandum on the Prevention of Incidents and Ensuring Air Safety in Syria.”
“The command of the coalition forces did not use the existing communication channel between the air commands of Al Udeid Airbase (in Qatar) and the Khmeimim Airbase to prevent incidents in Syrian airspace.”
Col. Ryan Dillon, a spokesman for the American-led task force, told the New York Times that the U.S. will continue to conduct air operations, despite Russia’s warnings.
“We are going to continue to conduct operations throughout Syria, providing air support for coalition and partnered forces on the ground,” Dillon said.
As The Free Thought Project reported, the U.S.-led coalition claimed responsibility for the attack on Sunday, in a statement that blamed the Syrian government, and claimed its military aircraft was targeting the Syrian Democratic Forces near Raqqa.
“At 6:43pm, a Syrian regime SU-22 dropped bombs near SDF fighters south of Tabqah and, in accordance with rules of engagement and collective self-defense of Coalition partnered forces, was immediately shot down by a US F/A-18E Super Hornet.”
Syria has been adamant about the fact that its military was targeting ISIS fighters in the land surrounding Raqqa, the militant group’s self-proclaimed capital.
“This attack comes at a time when the Syrian Arab army and its allies are advancing in the fight against ISIS terrorists who are being defeated in the Syrian desert in more ways than one,” the Syrian military said in a statement.
Last week, a Syrian lawmaker accused the U.S. of directly transporting at least 120 ISIS militants to safety, before beginning an attack on the city that has included reports of illegal chemical weapons use, including white phosphorus.
While the United States has claimed its purpose is to eliminate ISIS from the region, Russia and Syria have claimed to have the same purpose. The U.S.-led coalition’s decision to shoot down a Syrian warplane is especially notable, because of the fact that the aircraft was targeting an area that the U.S. has been targeting with a barrage of airstrikes in recent weeks.
Russia and Syria have both accused the U.S. of aiding ISIS, and with Russia now supporting Syria to the extent that it is threatening to view U.S. warplanes as targets, it serves as a reminder that rather than helping to defeat a common enemy, the U.S. is laying the groundwork for a new, and concerning conflict between the two superpowers.
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State Senator from Virginia Richard Black said that the establishment of US military base in Syria, a “sovereign country that has never taken any offensive action towards” America, is an “obvious violation of international law.”
The US base in Syria’s At Tanf area is a clear violation of international law, State Senator from Virginia Richard Black told Sputnik.
“We’ve even set up a base at Al Tanf in the southern part, it’s an American base within the country of Syria,” Black said. “You can’t get a more obvious violation of international law than to actually move in and set up a military base in a sovereign country that has never taken any offensive action towards our country.”
The United States last week transferred two high mobility multiple-launch rocket systems from Jordan to the US special operations forces base at At Tanf.
US President Donald Trump, Black added, has unfortunately given authority to people “who are not well-intentioned and they are using that military authority in Syria.”
The senator also noted that Russia, Syria, and its allies are “definitely on the move. ”
“There’s no doubt that the terrorists are being thrown back on every front and I think that’s very encouraging,” he stated.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Friday that the Russian military is analyzing the US deployment of artillery where terrorist formations are said to be virtually absent.
The US-led coalition against Daesh terror group (outlawed in Russia) has twice struck Syrian-government aligned forces in the At Tanf area, and Trump launched a missile strike against a Syrian air base in April.
On Sunday, a US jet shot down a Syrian Su-22 fighter-bomber near the city of Tabqah. The coalition said the Syrian aircraft attacked Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) positions, adding that the coalition downed the Syrian jet as part of “collective self-defense of Coalition partnered forces.
State Senator from Virginia Richard Black stated on Monday citing American intelligence sources that Syrian president Bashar Assad would win 90 percent of the vote in the country should the election be held in the nearest future.
Syrian President Bashar Assad would receive 90 percent of the vote if an election took place at the moment based on recent intelligence gathered, State Senator from Virginia Richard Black told Sputnik.
“I have had people that I worked very closely with who gather intelligence from Syria… and several interesting things come out of the reports I’ve received back,” Black noted. “Right now I would say if you could hold an election in Syria… President Assad would probably be reelected with 90% of the vote and that’s including the terrorist occupied areas.”
Black, who is the elected representative for Loudoun County, Virginia, personally met with Assad during a visit to Syria in April 2016.
The senator said the intelligence also revealed that “people are totally supportive of President Assad and the first lady Asma Assad, who is I think one of the great first ladies of the world.”
“Totally self-sacrificing people,” the senator added. “Unlike many leaders of the world they are not greedy, they are not hoarding national wealth, they are sacrificing themselves for the future of their nation. So the people love them.”
Black also stressed that there is “total unity” among the Syrian army.
“There is almost total unity of the religions. The Christians, the Alawites, the Sunnis, the Shiites, the Druze, they’re all fighting together to retain Syria,” he explained.
Russia has said it will treat US warplanes operating in parts of Syria where its air forces are present as “targets” amid a diplomatic row caused by the downing of a Syrian jet.
The country’s defence ministry said the change in position would apply to all aircraft, including those operating as part of the US-backed coalition.
It will also suspend a hotline between Russia and the US set up to prevent mid-air collisions.
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The ministry said in a statement: “All kinds of airborne vehicles, including aircraft and UAVs of the international coalition detected to the west of the Euphrates River will be tracked by the Russian SAM systems as air targets.”
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The warning followed after a US F-18 Super Hornet shot down a Syrian army SU-22 jet on Sunday in the countryside southwest of Raqqa.
Russia’s Defence Ministry said the suspension of its communication channel with the Americans would begin immediately.
The US did not use its communication channel with Russia ahead of the downing of the Syrian government warplane, the ministry was quoted as saying, accusing the US of a “deliberate failure to make good on its commitments” under the de-confliction deal.
“The shooting down of a Syrian Air Force jet in Syria’s airspace is a cynical violation of Syria’s sovereignty,” the ministry said.
“The US’ repeated combat operations under the guise of ‘combating terrorism’ against the legitimate armed forces of a UN member-country are a flagrant violation of international law and an actual military aggression against the Syrian Arab Republic.”
Russia, which has been providing air cover for Syria’s President, Bashar al-Assad, since 2015, has an agreement with the US aimed at preventing incidents involving either country’s warplanes engaged in operations in Syria.
Downing the jet was akin to “helping the terrorists that the US is fighting against”, Sergei Ryabkov, Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister, said.
“In accordance with rules of engagement and in collective self-defence of Coalition partnered forces, it was immediately shot down by a US F/A-18E Super Hornet,” a statement released by US Central Command on Sunday said.
“The Coalition’s mission is to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria. The Coalition does not seek to fight Syrian regime, Russian, or pro-regime forces partnered with them, but will not hesitate to defend Coalition or partner forces from any threat.
“The Coalition presence in Syria addresses the imminent threat ISIS in Syria poses globally. The demonstrated hostile intent and actions of pro-regime forces toward Coalition and partner forces in Syria conducting legitimate counter-ISIS operations will not be tolerated.”
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The Trump regime has again increased US and ISIS collaboration against Syria. On 18 June the General Command issued the statement that the war criminal American regime has shot down a Syrian Arab Army Air Force jet. The SyAAF was chasing a terrorist convoy in the al Rasafah region of Raqqa. Syrian pilot Ali Fahd was shot down while defending his homeland within its borders. There are conflicting reports on his status.
The Army General Command noted that “The attack stresses coordination between the US and ISIS and it reveals the evil intentions of the US in administrating terrorism and investing it to pass the US-Zionist project in the region.” The Command reaffirmed the Syrian Arab Army determination to “continue the fight against ISIS” and “to restore security and stability to all Syrian territories.”
In the early days of the foreign imposed terrorist war against the SAR, the savages only had one air force, that of Israel — which also provides state of the art medical care for wounded takfiri, free of charge. Foreign-backed terrorists in Syria acquired the USAF as its other air force on 18 September 2016, when the Obama regime bombed the al Tharda mountain military position, slaughtering 83 soldiers, and assisting ISIS in its escape. War criminal Obama began his breach of international law against Syria using the US and UK mercenaries cum orangettes as illicit cover story for the US-led coalition bombing campaign beginning in September 2015.
It has been the Trump regime, though, which has demonstrated that its war crimes in the SAR are an overt US and ISIS collaboration. Terrorist Trump officially joined al Qaeda on 7 April, when he bombed the Ash Sha’irat air base as sadoerotic ‘punishment’ of Syrian soldiers based on the criminal lies of barbaric Jabhat al Nusra in Khan Sheikhoun.
In May, the terrorist-sympathizing OPCW issued a report in support of al Nusra lies, a report in which this fraud neutral organization freely admitted it offered no evidence.
The US and ISIS collaboration further increased when terrorist Maghaweer al Thawra thanked the Trump regime for 20 military trucks equipped with TOWs with which to fight the SAA soldiers in Deir Ezzor, Syria. Ten days later the Trump regime bombed this city, and massacred 35 civilians.
The day after the grateful YouTube video was uploaded the US and ISIS collaboration was enhanced by the Trump regime bombing a Syrian military convoy — in Syria — because it had gone too close to the foreign terrorists training camp run by Trump — in al Tanf, Syria. The SAA having subsequently outflanked the US in the region of Syria may have been the source of the billionaire’s rage, creating more impetus for increasing US and ISIS collaboration.
Every inch of Syria will be liberated.
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