Teacher: US strikes did not weaken the organization "Islamic State"
- November 29, 2014
He Syrian Foreign Minister, Walid al-Moallem, his belief that the American air strikes have failed to weaken the organization "Islamic state."
The teacher also considered that the only way to deal with the jihadists is forcing Turkey to tighten border controls in order to prevent foreign fighters from crossing into his country.
Earlier in the year, dominated organization, which was previously known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Daash), over vast areas in Iraq and Syria, which prompted hundreds of thousands to flee their homes.
The United States and its allies launched air strikes against targets belonging to the organization in Syria and Iraq, but the armed opposition groups supported by Washington in the north of Syria wished defeats in the face of the organization, as well as Syrian government forces.
Earlier this month, he said US Secretary of Defense resigned, Chuck Hagel, said that there is "steady and stable progress" in the campaign against the organization.
He explained then that Hegel raids coalition led by the United States helped to "weaken and destroy the combat capability of the Islamic state and the deprivation of their fighters from the safe haven."
He said the Syrian foreign minister, Walid al-Moallem, said that "all indications are that today Daash two months after the coalition raids are not weaker."
He said the teacher, in remarks to the TV "fields" of Lebanon, saying that "if the Security Council and Washington has not forcing Turkey to control its borders All this movement will not eliminate Daash."
He criticized the Syrian foreign minister to invite Turkey to enforce the no-fly zone in northern Syria, saying that such a step is actually divided his country.
Turkey has repeatedly called for the establishment of a no-fly zone in Syria, but the United States did not agree to this, and amid reports of tension in relations between Washington and Ankara on the Syrian crisis and the "Islamic state".
Washington wants Ankara to play a greater role in the campaign against the organization, but you want to link this recent plans to dislodge Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from power.
In the last month, he said US Vice President, Joe Biden, said that the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, secretly acknowledged that Turkey has allowed foreign fighters to enter Syria.
The Turkish president strongly denied this, describing relations with Biden that it has become the rule in the "history".
Later, Biden's office reported that he apologized, but US Vice President said that what happened was not an apology, but just to clarify.
Since about a week, Biden visited Turkey, where he discussed with Erdogan ways to combat the "Islamic state" and support the Syrian opposition.
Home and come to Turkey to participate in the campaign against the "Islamic state" by allowing some Kurdish fighters from Iraq to cross its territory in order to assist in the defense of the town of Kobani near the border.