UN Security Council approved a resolution on the fight against the Islamic state
12:54, 21 November 2015

UN Security Council approved a resolution on the fight against the Islamic state

An approved draft decision is proposed by France, not Russia

12:54, 21 November 2015

The document, prepared by France, recognizes the "Al-Nusra Front" and everything associated with "Al-Qaeda" as a group, which threat to international peace and security. Also, in this document there were "condemned the attacks, which carried out ISIS June 26 in Sousse, October 10 in Ankara, October 31 over the Sinai, November 12 in Beirut, November 13 in Paris."

The other draft resolution was submitted to the UN Security Council by Russia. Its principal difference from the approved document was the description of the role of Syrian President Bashar Assad in the fight against ISIS, reported 'TASS'.

UN Security Council approved the French version of the resolution.

Earlier, the US stated that they do not see Russia as part of the international coalition, fighting with ISIS. Official Washington pointed the differences in relation to the Assad's regime. "If fighting against ISIS you at the same time support Assad's regime, carry out air strikes in support of it, then your goals are incompatible with the goals of the coalition," - said spokesman of the US State Department, John Kirby, commenting on the possible accession of Russia coalit

According to Kirbi, if Russia is serious about fighting with ISIS and change its approach to the war in Syria, the United States will be ready for discussion about what benefits the country can bring the coalition.

Now the global coalition against ISIS includes 65 countries.

Related: Kerry: The war in Syria will not be able to stop until Assad is in power

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