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Konashenkov: Washington's statements on Syria are increasingly reminiscent of a play on words from the “theater of the absurd”

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Everything that the representatives of the USA have recently been saying about the situation in Syria is based on double standards, RIA News statement by the representative of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation Igor Konashenkov.




“In general, the statements of representatives of the Pentagon and the State Department lately resemble the“ theater of the absurd ”, based on double standards and a play on words”,
said Konashenkov at the briefing.

“That they see, they do not see, they divide the opposition into moderate and unlimited. Even terrorists have bad and very bad ones, ”he noted.

The general recalled that Moscow had repeatedly warned against flirting with terrorist groups.

“Moreover, it was stressed that such a short-sighted position may respond with a bloody echo on the streets of your and our cities. We are convinced that terrorism does not have any comparative degrees or nationalities. Terrorism is an absolute evil that must be dealt with in all its manifestations, ”he stressed.

"This is the same axiom, as well as the evidence presented at the 2 December briefing - from where and where does the thief oil flow from areas controlled by international terrorism, who patronizes it and where does ISIL (DAISH) have money to carry out bloody terrorist attacks," the Defense Ministry spokesman added .

Konashenkov expressed bewilderment at the statement by the head of the Pentagon Carter that the US Air Force recently hit only the profitable oil industry enterprises DAISH and do not seek to destroy the entire oil infrastructure.

“How to understand the statement of the head of the Pentagon, Mr. Carter, that aviation In the last month, the USA destroys only profitable terrorist oil companies It turns out that for a year and a half the Americans destroyed only unprofitable objects of the militants, ”the general said.

“Now it’s clear where the bandits have such money for buying weapons, recruiting new supporters, carrying out bloody terrorist acts and why the territory controlled by ISIL has increased hundreds of times during this time,” he stressed.
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  1. From Samara
    From Samara 6 December 2015 08: 29
    +5
    Well, that's natural. The US has its own interests ...
    1. The black
      The black 6 December 2015 08: 47
      +4
      I agree. There is an undeclared war, including in the information field. The Americans have never disdained double standards or outright lies. In general, this war uses the entire arsenal with which to influence public opinion.
      1. From Samara
        From Samara 6 December 2015 09: 18
        0
        The US has always used elements of the Psychological Warfare, in this they are certainly strong. We need to catch up on this, and make more active use of countries from Latin America and the Caribbean, as long as there are good bridgeheads ...)))
        1. Dryuya2
          Dryuya2 6 December 2015 10: 05
          -3
          theater of the absurd

          and shaving, then shaving - cannot cross laughing they have a cross 10 times larger laughing
          tongue tongue
    2. kodxnumx
      kodxnumx 6 December 2015 08: 54
      0
      All this looks like some kind of show, one actor, I am sure the common people of Europe and the rest of the world see and understand everything. Propaganda is propaganda, but common sense must prevail! Russia looks perfect against this background.
      1. Vladimirets
        Vladimirets 6 December 2015 09: 20
        +1
        Quote: kod3001
        It all sounds like some kind of show

        Casuistry (from lat. Casus - “case”, “casus”) - in the common household meaning, this term is understood as resourcefulness in arguments when proving doubtful or false ideas; chicanery. yes
    3. Lord of the Sith
      Lord of the Sith 6 December 2015 09: 26
      +6
      Russian Aerospace Forces Operation Summary
      For the period from September 30 to December 4, 2015 (67 days)

      Completed combat sorties - 2995
      Destroyed DAISH objects - 6500

      Control points and communication centers - 620
      Training Camps - 64
      Weapons and ammunition manufacturing plants - 73
      Warehouses with ammunition and fuel - 384
      Strong points - 817
      Different bases - 800
      Oil Tankers - 1200
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      2. Dryuya2
        Dryuya2 6 December 2015 11: 53
        0
        Quote: Sith Lord
        Admission

        Overview of the map of hostilities in Syria, Iraq and Yemen from 06.12.2015/XNUMX/XNUMX
        1. wk
          wk 7 December 2015 00: 36
          0
          Quote: Dryuya2
          Admission

          Yes, at a pace and a hundred years will not pass ....
    4. technical
      technical 6 December 2015 11: 44
      0
      The USA created ISIS, protect it and protect it in every way. See what kind of oil painting you get. Any large organization, and even more so the state, has a power structure. For example, alkaida. At the top are Bin Laden, deputies, branches, cells, etc. A structure emerges, so to speak, a vertical or a pyramid of power. And so, in any organization, party, especially the state. What is here? Units, militants, sponsors are fighting. And where is the top - HEAD? In Iraq and Syria are not visible. The answer is clear in Washington!
    5. Vikings
      Vikings 6 December 2015 16: 36
      0
      This verbiage is admitted intentionally! To enter World
      public opinion is misleading. In order to divert attention
      recognition of the true goals and objectives that the United States achieves,
      commissioned by the Wahhabi Monarchies of the Gulf!
    6. Bvg132
      Bvg132 6 December 2015 20: 40
      0
      Turkey is the only country that has not joined the sanctions (from all of NATO). The Americans estimated and secretly agreed that they would bring down the plane of Russia. In this situation, the United States wins and then there is an influx of refugees into the EU. These are the links of one chain - agree to the transatlantic community (the EU, and to a greater extent Germany has resisted this). They hit on the fact that the EU and Russia do not come closer. The problems of both the EU and Russia are not up to rapprochement (lifting sanctions). In any variant, the USA wins out, remaining white and fluffy.
  2. Lord of Wrath
    Lord of Wrath 6 December 2015 08: 30
    +2
    Hard to reach the Americans. Maybe the generals should watch their own American cinema?
  3. From Samara
    From Samara 6 December 2015 08: 30
    0
    We ourselves are to blame for the fact that we bet on Turkey for a long time ...
    1. mirag2
      mirag2 6 December 2015 08: 35
      +9
      But what did they put on? The fact that economic relations have established? But how could it be otherwise, the neighbor, everyone felt good. And when the interests of the state collided, discord, it cannot be otherwise. After all, no one says that we ourselves are to blame for that. , what was "long bet on Ukraine"?
      1. From Samara
        From Samara 6 December 2015 09: 07
        +3
        It was possible to calculate this with Turkey ... I admit that, like in the whole world, we have few highly qualified analysts and especially politicians!, Some effective managers rule everything ... So, as a result, we disentangle them at exorbitant prices!
  4. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 6 December 2015 08: 31
    +2
    “In general, the statements of representatives of the Pentagon and the State Department lately resemble the“ theater of the absurd ”, based on double standards and a play on words”,

    So their statements never when objectivity did not differ. Just now, against the background of briefings by the RF Ministry of Defense, it just cuts the ear. But, continuing to frankly lie to the world community, the United States further push themselves into a dead end. Already it seems that after the statements of the State Department and the United States Defense, even their allies in Europe become embarrassed and not comfortable.
  5. From Samara
    From Samara 6 December 2015 08: 33
    -16%
    In Syria, it will be difficult for us without a full fleet. Especially we miss ships like the Mistral. Serdyukov looked into the water as they ordered them ...
    1. Lukich
      Lukich 6 December 2015 08: 54
      +3
      Quote: From Samara
      Especially we miss ships like the Mistral. Serdyukov looked into the water as they ordered them ...

      thief not ordered. they were not there to serve
      1. From Samara
        From Samara 6 December 2015 08: 57
        -4
        You could throw them wherever you want ...

        Now the Russian group is experiencing awesome difficulties with the transfer of troops and cargo, because we had practically no expeditionary forces ...
        1. Lukich
          Lukich 6 December 2015 09: 01
          +2
          Quote: From Samara
          Now the Russian group is experiencing awesome difficulties with the transfer of troops and cargo, because we had practically no expeditionary forces ...

          are there few of their landing ships?
          1. From Samara
            From Samara 6 December 2015 09: 04
            +2
            And what a lot? Those BDKs that perform a combat mission cannot objectively fulfill the entire volume ... MO urgently, by the way, in Turkey (before the crisis) bought several transport ships cheaply ... read somewhere about it ...
            1. Vladimirets
              Vladimirets 6 December 2015 09: 19
              +1
              Quote: From Samara
              MO urgently by the way in Turkey (before the crisis) bought cheaply several transport ships ... read somewhere about it ...

              It seemed to be about freight.
              1. From Samara
                From Samara 6 December 2015 09: 22
                0
                Well, maybe freight ... I don’t remember anymore, so casual information came across ...

                But there are problems. Mistrals would really help a lot now, ships of excellent quality, it’s a pity that the Oland maps got us ...
                1. skeptik
                  skeptik 6 December 2015 09: 36
                  +3
                  Stupidity is all this. Your own needs to be developed. In Soviet times, the order of MO 010 was in force, according to which it was forbidden in the military to purchase imported equipment. Are you going to buy spare parts from the enemy during the war or crisis?
                  1. From Samara
                    From Samara 6 December 2015 12: 01
                    0
                    Who would argue?
        2. Dryuya2
          Dryuya2 6 December 2015 11: 43
          -1
          Quote: From Samara
          Now the Russian group is experiencing awesome difficulties with the transfer of troops and cargo,

          type in Google - "Syrian Express" -
          read, a lot of interesting and "new" you will find wink
          1. From Samara
            From Samara 6 December 2015 12: 05
            +1
            And what's new for me? I myself personally at one time flown from Odessa during the Soviet era, it was something ... they slept right on the deck, went to the toilet overboard ... boards with a hacked point were taken overboard, fixed on bars ... with such a life without war ...
  6. yuriy55
    yuriy55 6 December 2015 08: 36
    +2
    We trust the information that is voiced Igor Konashenkov, and, as for Washington, let them make out their verbal charades themselves. As far as I remember, they always had difficulties with translations and deuces in history and geography ... yes
  7. staryivoin
    staryivoin 6 December 2015 08: 48
    +4
    Representatives of the RF Ministry of Defense should be more calm about what the representatives of the State Department and the White House are saying. Judging by their biographies and current behavior, they all "smoked" their brains, and some are also a little shell-shocked ... "Well, not normal, what can you take ...?"
    1. Junior, I
      Junior, I 6 December 2015 09: 03
      0
      It is necessary to draw conclusions from each of their messages, since they are playing a double game with double standards, and they are planned.
    2. kirpich
      kirpich 6 December 2015 09: 10
      +1
      But did the representatives of the Russian Defense Ministry brawl? In my opinion, representatives of the State Department and the White House began to hysteria. How ... Russian bablos destroy such. Even John Carrie began to fuss, and threatened with HARD measures of Russia and Iran for the support of Assad.

      ZY, Vysotsky quote more precisely wink
    3. Bvg132
      Bvg132 6 December 2015 20: 21
      0
      Not smoked, and this is the result of the exam. Do not talk about the coast of Belarus
  8. Lelek
    Lelek 6 December 2015 08: 53
    +1
    “This is the same axiom as the evidence that we presented at a December 2 briefing - where and where the thieves’ oil comes from areas controlled by international terrorism, who patronizes it, and where does ISIS (Daesh) get money to carry out bloody attacks ”

    The proof of our innocence is the Financial Problems of DAES after our and Syrian attacks on their oil traffic.
    (cry.)
  9. ZYRYANIN
    ZYRYANIN 6 December 2015 09: 03
    +2
    Quote: staryivoin
    Representatives of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation should be more calm about what the representatives of the State Department and the White House carry.

    And call a spade a spade, discarding diplomatic correctness! The West understands only straightforwardness, from which it will not get out of hand ...
  10. Tsvetkov
    Tsvetkov 6 December 2015 09: 07
    -17%
    reminds me of the theater of the absurdity the pursuit of Putin’s policy — in Syria, there are Turks — in the air in Syria the British are flying bombs — they said — they screamed that the illegally crossed aircraft — the troops introduced, would blow and they shouted again, threatened and stuffed their heads in one place — I don’t hear cries of protest against the flights and troops of the Turkish Syria and after all off. none of them received invitations, so Putin’s words are just an eructation of what he cannot digest, but he doesn’t do something for the spirit, he won’t bomb the Turks, he won’t shoot the British, they set him off at 400 and why?
    1. pv1005
      pv1005 6 December 2015 09: 33
      +4
      Who let maidanut on the site? request Well scatter on the censor or uhomatsy.
    2. Bvg132
      Bvg132 6 December 2015 20: 26
      0
      Assad needs to be bought from us - 300 or 400. And to warn everyone that the sky over Syria is sovereign, and then shoot down the planes of those who did not understand the warning
  11. ZYRYANIN
    ZYRYANIN 6 December 2015 09: 12
    0
    Quote: rotmistr60
    after statements by the US State Department and the US Department of Defense, even their allies in Europe are embarrassed and uncomfortable

    They have long been uncomfortable! They are completely confused, who is friend, who is the enemy ... Now they don’t know how to get out of the NATO-EU web without severe moral damage. The ultimate goal of flirting with terrorists was Russia, undermining its economic base and political influence. But the West lost this round with a bang !!!
  12. dchegrinec
    dchegrinec 6 December 2015 09: 13
    +1
    The USA has come to the point that there are plugs in every barrel! If only to insert a stick into the wheel! They need to point out much more often their qualities that are far from reasonable. That they would know their place near the booth.
  13. Mountain shooter
    Mountain shooter 6 December 2015 09: 24
    +6
    The new message that the salary in the Daesh for ordinary soldiers was reduced from 400 to 300 dollars is the result of the work of our VKS. When they reduce to 100 - even those guest workers who are recruited in the Ferghana Valley will decide that it is better at home - and there will be no one to fight sharply. They probably still have reserves, but the balance is obviously upset.
    IMHO, the thought does not leave me that this whole DAISH is very similar to some kind of creepy business project that was not calculated by Muslim theologians. Such a material base to "fit" into it - before, even Al-Qaeda did not succeed. And not only CA and Qatar, and not only Turks, are participating in this project. And also such monsters of international business, such as Soros. Not necessarily it, but the supply system of ISIS looks painfully "not ideological", as the logistics, financial flows, the system of coverage of ISIS activities in the media, the recruitment of supporters are described in a very European way, I do not believe in homegrown geniuses from the deserts of the Middle East ...
  14. SPB 1221
    SPB 1221 6 December 2015 09: 26
    +1
    The Americans have their own wedding, the Turks have their own. But in the end, their brides, we will dance !!!
  15. olimpiada15
    olimpiada15 6 December 2015 09: 32
    +2
    Personally, I do not see double standards.
    There is an aggressive US policy that seeks to subjugate the world, for which it is used.
    1) American military bases scattered around the world and posing a threat to the sovereignty of countries.
    2) the dollar, as a means of enriching the United States and destroying national economies, the number of dollars in circulation exceeds the US GDP, the US public debt and no one knows how much.
    3) Media declared independent, but engaged in propaganda, misinformation and destabilization.
    4) Terrorism, groups created and directed by the United States are implicit weapons to subjugate the world.
    Terrorism spreading all over the world is a type of American weapon used for intimidation, panic, and serving as a pretext for the destruction of states.
    They created Al Qaeda, followed by the destruction of a number of countries.
    Even the name ISIS speaks of the intention to create a permanent hotbed of threat created by the United States, hence the appearance of fighting ISIS while eliminating the possibility of its destruction and actively opposing forces that can destroy the hotbed of terrorism.
  16. Nyrobsky
    Nyrobsky 6 December 2015 09: 35
    +4
    These mattresses have already lied to the edge.
    A classic example of creating an international organized crime group at the state level. The mafia is resting.
  17. Averias
    Averias 6 December 2015 09: 38
    +2
    Well, I understand, information war (the US thinks that they are masters of this), brainwashing and so on. They "washed" these brains of their people (Americans), with this, too, everything is clear. Although why should they wash there if they (the American people) are concerned about the most I can not and without "washing"? The standard of living is falling, the rich man disappears - the poor man is more tangible, credit bondage, expensive medicine, and with this a large number of sick people. Banking chaos (taking away housing, demanding repayment of all loans without explaining why), a problem with work. For reference: People who lost their jobs and housing during the first crisis continue to live in temporary camps built by them, but this is taboo, it is not shown anywhere. After Hurricane Katrina, the affected towns are consigned to oblivion, they run wild, no one does anything there. Although money is regularly mastered. Police arbitrariness. Oh, a little distracted. sorry.
    That "noodles" (they think that this is info.war) that they hang up, don't they really think that everyone, absolutely everyone in the rest of the world believes in it? If earlier there was at least some intrigue and subtlety, now it is so clumsy. It turns out that they not only officially consider their people a herd, but also the whole world? But this is not so, because they also have adequate people and there are many of them. The same Matt Lee for example.
  18. Svetlana
    Svetlana 6 December 2015 10: 27
    0
    The path to US national security lies through Moscow.
    http://inosmi.ru/politic/20151206/234700489.html
  19. avg-mgn
    avg-mgn 6 December 2015 10: 51
    +4
    “That they see, they do not see, they divide the opposition into moderate and unlimited. Even terrorists have bad and very bad ones, ”he noted.

    Total business - a couple of washing machines for fuel trucks and bearing directions to the table for Americans and all will be happy
    1. 1rl141
      1rl141 6 December 2015 14: 08
      0
      They will say that with the modern formulation of computer science, drawing a "bearing of routes" is like two fingers on the asphalt. In order not to get lost at all and there was nothing to tell them, it is necessary to personally make Erdogan stick the beacon on the fuel truck, and let Obama cover him from the rear. And Merkel and Oland personally sit at the monitors and sketch the route. And then, they will come up with some kind of excuse ... Like, it was illegal, they did everything at the muzzle of Putin's machine gun ...
  20. PatriotKZ
    PatriotKZ 7 December 2015 06: 15
    0
    The Americans do not need the truth, everything is sewn with white thread.