Terrorist group or not? Lavrov says US-led coalition ‘reluctant’ to strike Al-Nusra Front in Syria — the real Syrian Free Press


The US-led coalition is reluctant to strike Al-Nusra Front targets in Syria, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said, adding the status of the terrorist group, now renamed Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, will be discussed with Washington. “I have a very demanding task now – not to let the list [of terrorist organizations] be reduced”, Lavrov said at a news conference on Tuesday. “I have no reason not to trust [US Secretary of State] John Kerry, but what we see on the ground [in Syria] is that the coalition is very reluctant to strike the positions of the Nusra Front”, the minister noted…. … …

via Terrorist group or not? Lavrov says US-led coalition ‘reluctant’ to strike Al-Nusra Front in Syria — the real Syrian Free Press

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