Zakharova: The US presence in al-Tanaf is occupation and shelter zone for Daesh remnants

Moscow, SANA- Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Thursday that the Syrians have sent a message to the international community, through the Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Sochi, keeping the unity, sovereignty and independence of Syria.

Zakharova added at a press conference in Moscow that the representatives of the Syrian people, who participated in Sochi’s congress, called for preserving the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Syria and sent a strong message to the international community about the situation in their country and its future.

“The US forces continue to occupy a 55-kilometer area near Al-Tanf, which has become a shelter zone for the remaining members of Daesh (ISIS)” she said.

She pointed out that terrorists of Jabhat al-Nusra are going on in their aggressive provocations in the western part of Eastern Ghouta, particularly shelling Damascus and killing civilians, adding that the West knows this well and condones such acts.


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