On September 6, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Maria Zakharova, said that Russia will continue to kill terrorists throughout Syria, including the ones in the northern governorate of Idlib, in order to bring peace to the war torn country.
“We have killed, we are killing and we will kill terrorists…whether that be in Aleppo, Idlib or other parts of Syria. Peace must return to Syria … This is a question of our security,” said Zakharova in a comment during the International Media Seminar on Peace in the Middle East, according to the France 24 TV.
Two days ago, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces carried out a series of airstrikes on several towns in northwestern Idlib. According to the Ministry of Defense of Russia, the airstrikes targeted weapon workshops and ammo depots of radical groups such as the former branch of al-Qaeda in Syria, Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS).
Russia is now preparing to support the upcoming attack of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) on the militant-held areas in northwestern Syria. Many Western countries criticized Russia because of this and claimed that such an attack will threaten the lives of millions of civilians there. The problem of these statements is that they ignore the presence of tens of thousands of terrorists.