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Monday, September 14, 2015

US Coalition Against ISIS May Have ‘Other Purposes’: Russia

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei LavrovRussia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov believes the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State group may have “other purposes” rather than eliminating the terrorist group.

Lavrov said in an interview that some members of the coalition claimed that the U.S. commander had not agreed to deliver a strike at times even being aware of specific ISIS locations.

"Our American counterparts either from the very beginning were establishing the coalition not enough thoroughly, or the idea was it should have the goals other from those declared," Russian news agency Tass quoted Lavrov as saying. "The coalition was formed very spontaneously: within just a few days they declared it was ready, certain countries have joined, and they began some strikes."

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