Baghdad - INA / assured US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, the prime minister Haider al-Abadi, had assured him that he would not be a partner to Russia will not be allowed to Boetje blows to Daash in Iraq, revealing that he had told him that his country would withdraw its support from Iraq if they are allowed to Ross Login him .
He announced that al-Abadi vowed that he would not be a partner for Russia, while the Chief of Staff Joseph Dunford said that allowing Russia will force raided Daash "Washington to withdraw its support of Iraq."
At a hearing before the Committee on Armed relations in the Senate, Dunford said that "the balance of power in Syria said leaning in favor of (President Bashar) al-Assad, after the Russian intervention, along with Hezbollah and militias loyal to Iran," saying "the presence of Iranian troops on the ground dubbed ( military personnel working), as much as the number at less than two thousand in Syria, and more than a thousand in Iraq.
He also recognized Carter existence of these forces, and stressed the need for rehabilitation of "Sunni power in Iraq to fight Daash", pointing out that Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi "made progress in this area, but it is not in control of everything," in allusion to the opposition pro-Iranian establishment that power.
In response to a question to Senator Lindsay Graham whether Washington still «want to drop Assad», Carter said «definitely», but he did not adhere to any military action to this end.
He added that the Ministry of Defence «President Barack Obama did not recommend the establishment of a buffer zone or a no-fly zone at this stage, but this option is on the table», adding that «the face of Assad's military mission large and establish buffer zones requires defending it ... even the victory and Daash, the two most powerful Today two groups on the ground »and warned that« Russian strikes that do not focus on Daash may enhance his power ».
On the possibility of targeting Russia-trained and equipped forces, the United States, Carter said that «this did not happen, any forces are trained Kurds and the Arab Syrian coalition has no exposure yet.» As for the «FSA» targeted by Russian strikes, he said that Washington «supports but does not train or equip its forces». He added that the United States interests in the region and the «protect its partnerships with the Gulf countries and Israel and the fight against Daash.» He criticized the Russian intervention because it «Syrian ignite the fuse and strengthens extremism.»
The Dunford just returned from Iraq, Iraqi leaders have assured him that they "will not allow Russia to strike against Daash in Iraq, and we told them that this happens force us to withdraw our support," which was also confirmed by Carter that Abadi vowed that he «
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