INTERVIEW OF THE RUSSIAN FOREIGN MINISTER SERGEY LAVROV TO ‘BBC WORLD NEWS CHANNEL’: “US PROTECTING SYRIA JIHADIST GROUP”
(MOSCOW, SEPTEMBER 30, 2016)
Russia’s Sergei Lavrov: BBC interview in full – 30 September 2016:
1/ SYRIA /
In an exclusive interview with the BBC, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says his country believes the United States may be tacitly supporting jihadist rebels in Syria.
He said the US had broken a promise to help separate the the powerful Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (formerly known as al-Nusra Front) and other extremist groups from more moderate rebels.
He was speaking to Stephen Sackur on BBC World News TV on the first anniversary of the beginning of the Russian air campaign in Syria.
2/ MH17 CRASH:
Hard interview for minister lavrov on bbc as he wrotte on Twitter!
Tweet from Russian MFA : “Modern @BBC journalism – like talking to a brick wall. FM #Lavrov’s interview to #BBC’s @stephensackur”
ЕВРАЗИЙСКИЙ СОВЕТ ЗА ДЕМОКРАТИЮ И ВЫБОРЫ (ЕСДВ)/
EURASIAN OBSERVATORY FOR DEMOCRACY & ELECTIONS (EODE)