The Russian authorities admitted their concern about the climate of instability and insecurity in the area close to their borders, especially in the territories of allied countries.
News ID: 65033
Publish Date: 19July 2016 - 10:47
The Presidential spokesman Dmitri Peskov talked of
the uneasiness in the Kremlin about the political situation in
neighboring states, but added that the protection of surrounding areas
was properly ensured.
appearance of turmoil near our borders causes concern and requires us
to closely follow the situation and analyze it," Peskov told reporters
The spokesman for President Vladimir Putin did not
specify any extraordinary measures to be taken by Moscow to strengthen
border controls in the south of the Federation, following the recent
events in Turkey and the armed attacks in Armenia and Kazakhstan.
Peskov said that the situation in these countries requires concrete analysis.
events in Armenia and Kazakhstan, two of the closest allies of Russia
are, according to Peskov associated with criminal activity.
Turkey, where bloody clashes between rebel groups and government
forces, especially in Ankara and Istanbul were recorded, Foreign
Minister Sergei Lavrov stated that they would have no influence on
Russian support in Syria in the fight against terrorism.
affirmed on Monday that the Russian air force's activities are being
conducted at the request of the Syrian President Bashar Al Assad and
that the United States and its allies used the Turkish base in Incirlik.
operations were suspended for about two days after the attempted coup
in Turkey, the Foreign minister pointed out, reiterating that Russia was
taking care of their commitments to Damascus.