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Free Syrian army admits the possibility of cooperation with the Russian Federation in the fight against IS

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Brigadier General of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) Hossam al-Awak said that he admits the possibility of cooperation with the Russian Federation in the fight against the extremist group "Islamic State".




“Our position differs from Russia politically, but we trust it. I believe that our cooperation in the fight against IS will be fruitful. (...) The SSA is now suffering from disunity in the ranks of the command, its members have different views on the action plan of the Free Army. We are against the regime, against the IS and against the Dzhebhat an-Nusra. However, if an agreement is reached with the Russian Federation, it will not remain at the level of the initiative, and a new command will be formed, ”RIA says "News".

As part of the Free Syrian Army, there are many armed groups and squads that participate in hostilities with the aim of overthrowing the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The backbone of the SSA were the former military of the government army of Syria, who went over to the side of the opposition. Formally, the SSA is headed by the Supreme Military Council, which is supported by the opposition National Syrian Coalition of Syria and the General Staff, but in reality the groups practically do not coordinate military operations with them.

Russia joined the fight against the “Islamic State” in Syria on September 30 after Bashar Assad’s request. To date, more than a thousand combat missions of the Russian Air Force have been carried out, during which hundreds of militants, dozens of command posts, warehouses and other military infrastructure have been destroyed. In addition, ships of the Caspian conducted a successful launch of 26 cruise missiles against targets in Syria flotilla.
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  1. Vladimyrych
    Vladimyrych 28 October 2015 13: 12
    +24
    They are terrorists everywhere and any - terrorists. In no case should you think that these jackals are "good" and these are "bad". They are all the same. Inhumans ready to kill for loot and on the master's shout.
    1. Sasha 19871987
      Sasha 19871987 28 October 2015 13: 16
      +7
      I agree that those that need to be blamed for the others, that igil, that ssa ...
      1. vovanpain
        vovanpain 28 October 2015 13: 21
        +21
        And who is the SSA? Barmalei, in my opinion, all look alike, and there is only one place for them all, in the ground, that the SSA and the igil differ little from each other.
        1. Gunxnumx
          Gunxnumx 28 October 2015 13: 35
          +6
          I agree. If you took up arms - then what kind of "moderate" are you ?! You are the most, that neither is, immoderate. With all the consequences))
        2. Varyag_1973
          Varyag_1973 28 October 2015 13: 39
          +5
          I’m just wondering, how many real Syrians are in the SSA ?! Ten percent then at least gain ?!

          They will cooperate with us ...! You will cooperate with the devils in Hell, scumbags are not finished!
        3. Alexey RA
          Alexey RA 28 October 2015 13: 47
          +4
          Quote: vovanpain
          And who is the SSA? Barmalei, in my opinion, all look alike, and there is only one place for them all, in the ground, that the SSA and the igil differ little from each other.


          "Arm the right Syrian rebel". smile

          By the way, SSA is the far right in the upper row.
      2. lelikas
        lelikas 28 October 2015 13: 24
        +13
        All in all - a couple of days, after the "proud refusal" and held out. This is what makes "moderate" persuasion by FABs 1 :)
        1. Alekseev
          Alekseev 28 October 2015 13: 37
          +5
          Quote: lelikas
          what makes "moderate" persuasion FABs

          Yes, directly: "This is what the life-giving Su does!" wink
          The workers of their SSA want to have time to jump on the bandwagon of the settlement train in Syria. And, perhaps, some of them will come in handy for this matter.
          1. iConst
            iConst 28 October 2015 13: 50
            +2
            Quote: Alekseev
            The workers of their SSA want to have time to jump on the bandwagon of the settlement train in Syria. And, perhaps, some of them will come in handy for this matter.
            - No, one quote
            We are against the regime, against IS and against Jabhat al-Nusra.
            - i.e. against most Syrians.

            They want their own regime. Perhaps, at the place of Assad, I suggested that the local militants deserve an amnesty for an attempted armed coup in the fight against external enemies.

            And any "brigadier generals" - protégés of the pendocs - minimum terms without persecuting families, instead of a vyshak.

            Well, hired hacking - to wash off in a quiet way or a lamppost, definitely ...

            Something like that.
        2. Coconut Tima
          Coconut Tima 28 October 2015 13: 48
          +3
          Quote: lelikas
          This is what makes "moderate" persuasion by FABs 1 :)

          Even the Pentagon has denied reports of Russian Air Force strikes against allied rebels in Syria. “As for the forces that the Ministry of Defense trains and supplies in Syria, they were not attacked,” the Pentagon chief answered to a question from Senator John McCain about the actions of Russian aviation.
    2. Penetrator
      Penetrator 28 October 2015 13: 16
      +2
      Let the weapons lay down and they will be happy. Otherwise, the answer to Russia should be this: "go to .., step to ..." Let them put the missing words.
    3. Finches
      Finches 28 October 2015 13: 17
      +1
      There are very good pills for this disease, go against Russia, at the doctor of the VKS! Let's say KAB-250 helps very well from a headache of this type ... Ham with them, co-religionists, their shirt is closer to the body! laughing
    4. marlin1203
      marlin1203 28 October 2015 13: 24
      +1
      Is the free Syrian army the Ishilovites who received "Lyuli"? laughing
      1. Vitaly Anisimov
        Vitaly Anisimov 28 October 2015 13: 29
        +5
        They admit ... And we with Syria just wet the devils and that's it! bully
    5. Samaritan
      Samaritan 28 October 2015 13: 51
      +3
      Quote: Vladimir
      They are terrorists everywhere and any - terrorists. In no case should you think that these jackals are "good" and these are "bad". They are all the same. Inhumans ready to kill for loot and on the master's shout.

      I don’t agree with you ... the Khokhlyad authorities out there are called Donbass troops as terrorists, it depends and who they call ...
      and as for the SSA, these are gangs united by one idea, but unlike the rest they consist of military personnel from the Syrian army, that is, some kind of brain is present, and our heads have been corrected a bit, so the idea is not bad in general, maybe that will work out !!!
      1. Samaritan
        Samaritan 28 October 2015 13: 58
        +1
        Let them crumble each other, we only benefit, we have to bomb smaller ones!
    6. Alexey RA
      Alexey RA 28 October 2015 13: 56
      +1
      Quote: Vladimir
      They are terrorists everywhere and any - terrorists. In no case should you think that these jackals are "good" and these are "bad". They are all the same. Inhumans ready to kill for loot and on the master's shout.

      I suggest, nevertheless, not to chop the shoulder, but to recall the Afghan experience. With the same Ahmad Shah Masood, ours regularly concluded peace agreements and cooperated quite normally.

      True, the next period of cooperation also regularly ended with the next Panjshir operation. smile
    7. Max_Bauder
      Max_Bauder 28 October 2015 15: 30
      0
      The only reason why the thugs agreed to cooperate with Russia is that after the defeat of the "notorious isis" (and they are the same, that is, having escaped through Turkey, the militants will re-enter the country through Israel, but already "repainted" under the guise of SSA ) when there is a referendum in the country on the political regime and system (who knows, maybe Syria will be divided into parts) to form an opposition. But in any case, Washington's ears will stick out behind them.
  2. avvg
    avvg 28 October 2015 13: 14
    +4
    In my opinion, the FSA (Free Syrian Army) is on paper. There is no one but the "generals".
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    2. gjv
      gjv 28 October 2015 13: 17
      +2
      Quote: avvg
      In my opinion, the CCA is on paper.

      Brigadier General of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) Hossam al-Awak said that he admits the possibility of cooperation with the Russian Federation in the fight against the extremist group "Islamic State".
      “Our position differs from Russia politically, but we trust her. I believe that our cooperation regarding the fight against IS will be fruitful.

      Most likely the SSA general saw this paper ...



      and made conclusions ...
      Quote: figvam
      Either collaborate or it will hurt.
  3. Sasha 19871987
    Sasha 19871987 28 October 2015 13: 14
    +2
    for me that these, that igilovtsy-one field of berries .. And those and those in the toilet to wet !!!
  4. figwam
    figwam 28 October 2015 13: 15
    +1
    Brigadier General of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) Hossam al-Awak said that he admits the possibility of cooperation with the Russian Federation in the fight against the extremist group "Islamic State".

    Either collaborate or it will hurt.
    1. venaya
      venaya 28 October 2015 13: 30
      +1
      Quote: figvam
      Either collaborate or it will hurt.

      In order not to hurt especially, they come up with all sorts of excuses, like "we are with you too."
  5. McLuha-MacLeod
    McLuha-MacLeod 28 October 2015 13: 18
    +3
    Let them lay down their arms, and then we'll talk
  6. aszzz888
    aszzz888 28 October 2015 13: 25
    +2
    We are against the regime, against the Islamic State and against the Jabhat al-Nusra.


    Makhnovshina, damn it.
    And what do they want at all - do they themselves know? laughing
    1. GSH-18
      GSH-18 28 October 2015 14: 02
      +1
      Quote: aszzz888
      Makhnovshina, damn it.
      And what do they want at all - do they themselves know? laughing

      It’s known that something for free!
  7. AdekvatNICK
    AdekvatNICK 28 October 2015 13: 27
    +1
    Well, they refused to categorically cooperate in bulk several tons of good substance flew to them and they immediately strongly advocate cooperation.
    1. kit-kat
      kit-kat 28 October 2015 14: 52
      0
      "good stuff")) - funny.
  8. Sober
    Sober 28 October 2015 13: 30
    0
    Wow! An entire brigadier general was found!
    A, because according to him, there is complete confusion, it is not known, in fact, whom he represents.
  9. NVVPOU
    NVVPOU 28 October 2015 13: 30
    0
    Something like Captain Jack Sparrow.
  10. roskot
    roskot 28 October 2015 13: 33
    0
    Brigadier General of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) Hossam al-Awak said that he admits the possibility of cooperation with the Russian Federation in the fight against the extremist group "Islamic State".
  11. BLOND
    BLOND 28 October 2015 13: 34
    +1
    "... We are against the regime, against IS and against Jabhat al-Nusra. However, if an agreement is reached with the Russian Federation, it will not remain at the initiative level, and a new command will be formed ..."

    This Russia should change their command? What he does ...
    A lot of you already have such heat with others' hands to rake in!
  12. Vladimir
    Vladimir 28 October 2015 13: 34
    0
    But why does Russia need this haemorrhoids, how to coordinate them and still control them. There, he will break a damn leg between different groups, there is a legitimate Syrian army, let them join this army and fight together.
  13. kolyhalovs
    kolyhalovs 28 October 2015 13: 34
    +1
    We have to do with it. There is a president in their country, even if they agree with him. We just help him keep the country (for moderate concessions - to keep the base there free of charge and for an unlimited time, or whatever trifles). If they are fighting against Assad - that means terrorists, if they repented - join the ranks of the Syrian army - and you will immediately receive an amnesty.

    To everyone who calls here to send them far and destroy them without talking, I suggest recalling Kadyrov.
  14. roskot
    roskot 28 October 2015 13: 35
    0
    They allow cooperation. The question is incorrectly posed. And we admit
    your presence?
  15. knn54
    knn54 28 October 2015 13: 41
    +1
    Enemy Friend-Enemy!
  16. knn54
    knn54 28 October 2015 13: 42
    0
    Enemy Friend-Enemy!
  17. NVVPOU
    NVVPOU 28 October 2015 13: 43
    0
    Do they have a choice? Time is getting smaller. Faster to solve, without any conditions. Thing & Bag-Camel-Yemen. Come on, goodbye. soldier
  18. Jackking
    Jackking 28 October 2015 13: 44
    0
    These are all traitors from the Syrian army. Betraying time, betray and more.
    And they agree to jointly fight against the IS only because they are afraid to get the fab on the head ...
  19. Corsair0304
    Corsair0304 28 October 2015 14: 08
    0
    This brigadier general is fussing because the GDP in Valdai said that he had discussed this issue with Bashar Assad (meaning Assad’s attitude if Russia would attract the opposition in the fight against ISIS and Assad replied positively). And in the East, who did not have time, he was late. That's why the first bell rang.
    And of course, the thick circumstance is that DRYs will not bomb. And another thick circumstance is that Russia will be in the allies, which, as it were, would not like sworn friends to gain more and more political weight. And finally - saving face - like we didn’t follow Bashar al-Assad’s, he invited the GDP, but how to refuse such a respected person ?!

    Eh, the East is a delicate matter ...
  20. surovts.valery
    surovts.valery 28 October 2015 14: 23
    0
    “Our position differs from Russia politically, but we trust her. I believe that our cooperation regarding the fight against IS will be fruitful.

    Actually, the comrade addressed the wrong address. This is for him to Assad, he now decides who is his friend.
    I remember that a certain Nestor Makhno also believed that cooperation with the Red Army in the fight against the Whites and "for revolution" would also be fruitful. However, he soon disappeared, along with his "free army" and other "green". I hope that this brigadier general did not study the history of the civil war in Russia, in which, as you know, as in all civil wars, there was only one winner.
  21. wild
    wild 28 October 2015 15: 01
    +1
    Putin is implementing the Chechen version for Syria. Stop shooting, defeat common evil together and, through the mediation of the Russian Federation, discuss the option of further existence.
  22. the most important
    the most important 28 October 2015 17: 16
    +1
    East is a delicate matter! And FAB is the right thing !!!! Do the SSA want to fight? Let them fight, but they will always be able to bomb them ... The main thing is that after the war they would lay down their arms and go on to peaceful life. They have a choice between the world and the FAB!
  23. russmensch
    russmensch 28 October 2015 17: 52
    0
    “Our position differs from Russia politically, but we trust her. I believe that our cooperation regarding the fight against IS will be fruitful.

    I like ... Themselves admitted that they have a mess and are asked to provide a single command. This we can easily. And then ... like in a song ... Penalty battalions go ahead ... Guilt must be redeemed. laughing