Russian UN Ambassador: Agreement Is Reached, Iran To Withdraw Forces From Southern Syria

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Russian UN Ambassador: Agreement Is Reached, Iran To Withdraw Forces From Southern Syria

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On June 1, Russia’s Ambassador to the UN, Vasily Nebenzya confirmed that an agreement, under which Iranian forces and Lebanese Hezbollah will withdraw from southern Syria, had been reached. However, Nebenzya declined to reveal if the agreement is being implemented now.

“As I understood, an agreement had been reached. I cannot say now if it is being implemented … even if the agreement is not being implemented now, it will be in the near future,” the Russian news outlet Sputnik quoted Nebenzya as saying during a press conference.

During the last week, several reports said that Russia, Jordan and the US reached an initial agreement on southern Syria. Reportedly, the agreement will force the Free Syrian Army (FSA) to hand over its positions in southern Syria to the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in exchange for an Iranian withdrawal from the area.

Earlier, an unnamed source familiar with the situation revealed to Sputnik that deputy foreign ministers of Russia, Jordan and the US will meet in the Jordanian capital of Amman next week to discuss the “de-escalation zone in southern Syria.”

Furthermore, Israeli Minister of Defense Avigdor Lieberman discussed the supposed agreement with his Russian counterpart Sergei Shoigu during his visit to Moscow on May 31.

Local observers believe that the agreement will shape the future of southern Syria and will allow all sides to focus on the political process in the war torn country.

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  • charla

    Thank you Russia. “To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war.” – Winston Churchill

    • nshah

      lol.. Winston Churchill..? He’s is just another bastards like the rest of those bastards to quote with.. They are all war mongering bastards and slaves who follows orders for fk shekels..!

      • Joe Dirt

        Nazi

  • Mortal

    The FSA, rebels or however the opposition to the legitimate Syrian government is named nowadays are directly backed by Israel and US. It is not like we didn’t already know, but their collusion is becoming even more obvious to the general public. I mean, who the hell would put as a primary goal the removal of Iran and Hezbollah troops in order to give these areas back to Syria… Let’s hope this agreement will truly reinforce Syria’s struggle against imperialists, although I am pretty pessimistic towards it.

    • Serious

      FSA south is backed by USA and israel. Putin is backed by israel.

      • Mortal

        The first statement is true. The second is miles away from reality. Learn to read between the lines of diplomacy, current events and media coverage. There is much you are missing.

      • Monte George

        Israel is backed (into a corner) by Putin. There, fixed it for you.

        • Serious

          Yes. Good fix. That’s exactly that.

    • Rafik Chauhan

      Israel and US is already pissing in thier pants when they saw that resstance had move to close to thier occupied house of palestine so they started to use Ignorant FSA slave people . And Iran is playing clever by not participating for now . bcuz they have already created hradcore fighter like syrian hezbollah and palestine elite force . once south syria comes under SAA control near golan and daraa to suweda then soon all this ressitance will come back and syria will demand Golan height back soon

      • Mortal

        The facts are facts, but I can’t help but see some wishful thinking in your thoughts. I don’t think the time is ripe to claim the Golan right now. If you understand basic geography, you would know that having the Golan means that one can shell important areas of Israel with great ease and from a strategic, naturally fortified location (high grounds). If Israel loses Golan, it will be the beginning of its end.

  • Aheebwa patrick

    Let Asad take over southern Syria and possibly anex golanheights back to the Syrian people.

    • Smaug

      This agreement assures the former but rules out the latter.

      • Sinbad2

        Can we see the agreement you are quoting from please, because most of us don’t have access to these kind of documents, like you?

    • §âm

      Golan hights means direct war between Israel and Syria… Spoiler alert: Not gonna happen.

      • as

        Perhaps in the near future. Israel have used USA as it’s shields for quite a while now. So long it don’t get another shield i guess.

      • Joe

        It will happen for certainty after all is settled and with the help of Iran, Hez .
        One step at a time.

      • Real Anti-Racist Action

        Spoiler alert: It has happened many times, and Syria and Israel are at war till the death right now.
        Spoiler alert: The most pure Monotheist side will crush the the most Atheist side.
        No sympathy. It is meant to be. Monotheists sacrifice and thus receive the award.
        Atheist hide because they value their own flesh more then that of God’s commandments.
        Anyone who harms a hair on the little ones (Palestinians) as Christ said, will not enter.
        Israel wages full warfare against Jesus, and in the end Jesus returns with a sword not as a peace maker, but as a maker of war of those who violated His commandments.
        Jews have had 3,600 years to repent, and have never done so. Now the end rushing up on us all fast.

        • Assad Did Nothing Wrong™

          I’m Atheist and opposed to Israel. Where do I fall in this paradigm?

          • Hide Behind

            One can be both Jewish and an atheist!

      • Aheebwa patrick

        Syria has experienced real direct confrontational war than Israel who use hit and ran tactics, Syrian forces now can confront any one on the ground and fight a non surrender strike into Golan heights and a next it with in one day besides Syria as a country is growing strong every other day in terms of military capabilities, its just a matter of time when Israeli will no longer access Syrian skies and Golan heights will be sorted out..

        • §âm

          What about USA then?

    • You can call me Al

      and put a big, splurging Iranian military base on the Golan heights.

    • Joe Dirt

      Ha! That will never happen

    • Rob

      I am not agree with IDF bull shit. In fact Israeli migrants holding whole Palestinian nation hostage from ages, slaughtering them slowly and taking their lands gradually. These European migrants have no right to be there in the Arab country of Palestine.

      Israeli migrants are child butchers.

    • jako

      The right word should be “liberate” not “annex” Golan heights.

      • Aheebwa patrick

        True bro

  • Smaug

    The agreement sacks Iran/Hezbollah in exchange for real peace with Israel. As the Israeli Defense Minister said; Moscow is a very pragmatic actor in Syria.

    • Sinbad2

      And Israel makes the US withdraw from al Tanaf, a good move towards peace.
      It is good that someone sane is in command of the Americans.

      • You can call me Al

        It depends what they are trading it off with.

    • Monte George

      The agreement does not “sack” Iran/Hezbollah, it merely moves them back from the contact lines. And there will not ever, can not ever, be ” real peace with Israel” because Syria, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt all contain lands which the Israelis believe to belong to “the Jews”. The current arrangements are limited and temporary. Peace with Israel can only commence with the destruction of Israel.

      • Smaug

        Excuse me, but your two assertions are incongruous. Given that we would agree that many in the pro-government camp want to drive Israel away, it should be obvious that many in Iran would want to continue pursuing anti-Israel agendas in this area. That said there would be extreme controversy at least, and you expect me to believe that Iran would consent to this if they actually had a choice.
        Instead let’s opt for a simpler solution to our evidence; Assad and the Russians agreed with Israel that the IDF would do nothing to prevent the SAA from taking southern Syria as long as Iran and Hezbollah are no where near the battlefield.

    • as

      Yes however just as well it can’t control what the other such as Lebanon, Iran, or Turkey perhaps soon Iraq completely from taking action against the Zionist occupiers.
      Soon the Americans would be unable to keep shielding it’s little nation pretend Israel and Russia wouldn’t be quite the shield they can count on like the American.

      • Smaug

        Reading between the lines I see what you mean. Even minus the poetic exaggerations that scenario is very improbable, and in any case it ends with Mercavas encircling Beirut and Damascus.

        • as

          The famed merkava are nothing more than slow armored artillery piece today. Israel are no longer capable of taking any of it’s neighbor’s by a storm today. By evident it’s defeated by Hezbollah in Lebanon in 2006. Israel enjoyed elements of surprise and surge of firepower in every battle it faced. They never face a battle where their enemy capable of enduring it’s aggression that eventually broke such initial advantages.
          Hezbollah come very close in etching scar of war to israelis if not because they begged the UN to deploy it’s peacekeeping mission.

          • Smaug

            Ah, the old propaganda from Fatah terrorists. Rince, lather, repeat.

            If the Israelis were unable to put up a major fight at any point in their history, there would be no Israel for us to argue about.

          • as

            Yes they now have no endurance or defense to speak of against dragged out war nor they can quickly ended any war it started right now on it’s own against any of it’s neighbor. Blame those CIA guys that keep pumping weapons in the region.

    • Elcid Asaei

      And you are a very pragmatic idiot… how are them apples, ziotard!

  • matew ivanson

    fcuk Iranian and Assad criminals? little Assad scum will die in a large number trying to occupy Daraa, glory for Free Syrian Army, Israel Army and USA forces, Daraa, Quinetra and Golan remain Holy land, mr Netanyahu, Lieberman, Cohen you have a duty to wipe out shiite terorists and criminals

    • dez nuts

      Your a delusional idiot

    • potcracker2588

      jew satanic …..9-11 nuclear device below each tower, made in israel……..fukushima nuclear device made in israel……..coincidence 9-11 larry silverstein zionist jew bought towers just before…….coincidence fukushima israeli security company took over security at fukushima just before…….i could go on and on and on and on…but whats the point here seriously…..people are either zionist jew satanic pricks like u or just totally brainwashed by zionist jew news and hollyood corporations………enjoy the rest of time, we dont have a lot left, they will sadly suceed in their plan of a one world government with jerusalem as its capital under jewish satanic leadership, by getting east vs west going nuclear , hence devastating the northern hemisphere, so that they can rule whats left…….they always just had 2 possibilities…..1.make israel bigger 2. make the world smaller……………..so keep taking drugs, drinking booze, watching endless movies about rape and murder, watch your football,baseball,lady gaga,madonna or what the fuck else people do just to keep them in a state of denial……curse at the ones telling u the truth…who cares..too late anyway nowadays……..curse….be rude…..show no sympathy for your fellow brothers and sisters..show no sympathy for our mother planet…destroy destroy thats whats been happening in ever greater strength and speed…..
      peace, love and harmony for my fellow brothers and sisters

    • Joe

      Which planet are you living?
      Sooooo stupid far from reality.

      US and Israeli side already losing left and right ..

    • You can call me Al

      Hey retard, take more pills and get the FO this site.

      You are blocked, you POS.

    • Rafik Chauhan

      you are born with zionist/Wahbhi dirrty sperm . you dont even know your own father.Thats why ignornat people like you will soon get beaten on you back and will burn with fire. Zionist scum knows Shia muslim force is the only one who can wipe your devil master from this earth. Wait till the time Jesus and Imam Mahdi arrives. and its soon . there will be no hiding place for Zionist/Whabhi thugs devil worshiper

  • Rob

    Each nation in the world should watch their journalists thoroughly because 90% world journalists have bought by Netanyahu….

  • Xanatos

    Russia should bomb Jordan. They are already actively aiding the militants in the south. That is an act of war. Jordan had been participant to the war on Syria for 8 years.

    • Ronald

      Jordan is a US Ally, no need to enlarge this war.
      Syria reclaiming all but the Golan Heights is a big enough objective.
      Hopefully Israel and Syria can come to some sort of negotiated arrangement concerning the Golan’s water and oil.

      • John Mason

        You don’t negotiate with thieves, it is hand it back or else.

      • Rafik Chauhan

        Thieves will always remain thievse and they will be punished and will be taken evertyhing what they have stolen.

      • You can call me Al

        Actually Jordon is closer to Great Britain, but that is irrelevant.

        I have mentioned before that the Golan heights are Syrian (as we all know), but regards to the Oil, Water, Gas ……. From Syrian territory as we think of it today (exc. The Golan Heights); the Syrians need to set up horizontal drilling rigs IN NUMBERS and drill into the wells for now – they can take the land back when they are finished with the Yank vermin.

    • John Whitehot

      yeah sure, why not. they should also bomb luxembourg and liechtenstein. lots of kids hate those countries as they never remind the name of the capitals in schools.

    • Spit

      Why so bloodthirsty? have we not learned a lesson?
      All Russians did for the past 300 years is fight, All Americans did for the past 300 years is fight.

  • EoF

    As long as the yankers and their pals get the fuck out, i’m ok with agreements like these.
    Wish Vlad would take a much more aggressive stance towards the zionists tho.

    • Sinbad2

      Softly softly catchee monkey.

    • Joe Dirt

      Rusaia will never be the aggressor

  • nshah

    isn’t this fk ambassador was caught kissing nimrata Haley whore previously..? hmm..

    • John Whitehot

      i’d kiss haley too wtf.

      • Elcid Asaei

        Then you must be a dirty ass kissing zio w**re too!

        • John Whitehot

          and then you must be a fagot (just kidding)

  • Willing Conscience (The Truths

    Iran and Hezbollah don’t want to be anywhere near this operation in Darra, they’d be semi cooperating with Israel, and committing sacrilege if they did, not a good look for them. The Druze population of Darra would also be too tempting a target for any hot head Hezbollah fighters wanting to start a war with Israel, it’s better they’re not involved anyway.
    The US and Jordan need not even be mentioned in this confusing article they don’t have a stake in this at all, it’s all Israel, the FSA need not be mentioned either. What they should be talking about is the Druze militia’s and what part they’re going to play in all this. I suspect were going to get an announcement from Assad very soon concerning the Druze population in Darra and some sort of political arrangement that gives them and the other residents of Darra some limited form of self autonomy. The Israeli’s are saying Assad can stay in power now so this is about the only thing that I can think of that the Israeli’s would want and get, to make them change their minds about Assad.

  • Lena Jones

    What’s to stop the Iranians and hezbollah from wearing Syrian Army uniforms in Daraa?

    Heh heh!!

  • Spit

    Translation, the Russians are now going to attempt to convince the UN to help with the reconstruction of Syria… I hope these tortured people can have something nice for a change.