Russian Envoy Briefs Iranian Regime on Trump-Putin Summit’s Syria Message


(Worthy News) - A top Russian envoy arrived in Tehran on Wednesday to brief Iranian leaders following this week’s summit in Helsinki between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump.

Iranian state media outlets reported that Alexander Lavrentiev — a senior member of the Russian negotiating team at Monday’s summit in Helsinki who serves as Putin’s special presidential envoy to Syria — would be discussing the implications of the summit for Iran’s military presence in Syria.

Both the Iranian regime and Russia have been closely allied in stabilizing the dictatorship of President Bashar al-Assad over the past five years. Several human rights groups have charged both countries with participating in war crimes and crimes against humanity in Syria. Last April, the Israeli ambassador to the UN, Danny Danon, told the UN Security Council that there were up to 80,000 troops and allied Shia militia fighters in Syria under Iranian command. [ Source: Algemeiner (Read More...) ]

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2 thoughts on “Russian Envoy Briefs Iranian Regime on Trump-Putin Summit’s Syria Message

  1. YES, the Russian Envoy told the the Iranians that Trump means business and they're not going to get away with anything. And if they're depending on the Europeans, Trump can do something about that too to stop the Europeans from aiding Iran. Especially if the U.S. pulls out its military bases, which essentially are 25% of France's and Germany's economy.

  2. Stories like this really tick me off. They imply that Trump is allying himself with Russia just because somebody from Russia "spoke" with somebody from Iran and Trump is not letting on to the CIA and the Pentagon what his arrangement with Putin is. And THAT'S why the situations are getting somewhat better in the Middle East ..... because Trump is NOT allowing the CIA to get its murdering war-hawk hands into world politics ........ AND THE CIA SHOULD NOT HAVE ITS MURDERING IN WORLD POLITICS! IT'S NOT A GOVERNMENT ....... EVEN THOUGH IT'S BEEN ACTING LIKE ONE.

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