The Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has stressed that the use of force is extremely violating the UN Charter. The spokeswoman pointed that Russia would enchain “to protect its [Syria] sovereignty”.
“The threat to use force against a UN member state is, in itself, a blatant violation of the organization’s charter,” Zakharova stated.
The spokeswoman marked the extreme measures taken by militants and their “sponsors” derailed the peace at the international scene.
“Their sponsors, who, as experience shows, are ready for extreme steps to carry out their interests in Syria and who have nothing to do with the genuine interests of the Syrian people, have become more active as well”.
Greek media reported about the expanding military activity in the Mediterranean region. Greek Skai TV noticed the surveillance planes of the US Air Force had been arrived at the Iraklion Air Station at Crete.
According to the Skai TV, the two aircraft in question – the MC-12S EMARSS and MC-12W Liberty – were previously employed by the US during its invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq.
To recall the USA has already deployed a few destroyers in the eastern Mediterranean.
The USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier is also heading towards the Middle East. According to the US Navy, “the aircraft carrier will be accompanied by the guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy and the guided-missile destroyers USS Arleigh Burke, USS Bulkeley, USS Forrest Sherman and USS Farragut. The destroyers USS Jason Dunham and USS The Sullivans will join the strike group later”.
According to the Russian state-run media Sputnik, two Tritons will be soon deployed in the area. Developed off the US Air Force’s Global Hawk, the Triton can fly 60,000 feet in the air and link maritime target data. Another Multimission Maritime Aircraft (MMA) P-8A Poseidon sub hunters have been recently floating the Syrian coast.
Following these military developemts near the Syrian coast, it could be described as a forcing of the escalating conflict around the Syria.