Russia backs Syria’s fight against ISIS, not Assad’s regime – Lavrov

September 11, 2015 4:55 PM

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“We support the fight of the Syrian government against so-called Islamic State, which neither represents Islam, nor happens to be a state,” Sergey Lavrov said Friday.

Russia will not hesitate to continue maintaining Syria’s defensive capacity to counter the terrorist threat, Lavrov said.

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