Meanwhile, materials appeared in the Iranian media, the authors of which claim that during the visits of Saudi officials to Russia, they offered Moscow a “bribe” in the amount of 300 billion dollars for Moscow to refuse support for Bashar al-Assad in Syria. Iranian media reported that the Saudi prince allegedly personally spoke on this subject with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
A spokesman for the Russian president, Dmitry Peskov, commented on the statements of the Iranian media, stating the following (quote LifeNews):
This is not true. This is a newspaper duck.
The same Iranian media (in particular, the news agency FARSNews) write that across the Turkish border in connection with the attacks aviation The Russian Air Force and the offensive of the Syrian government army increased the flow of militants fleeing from the front. Iranian news The agency reports that Turkish authorities are conducting secret negotiations with militant leaders so that militants return to Syria and continue fighting on the side of the Jebhat al-Nusra group, which, according to Tehran, is also actively supported by Saudi Arabia. Official Ankara has not yet commented on these statements by the Iranian press.