situation in the Middle East is far from calm.The lack of progress in the Palestinian-Israeli negotiations, allied occupation of Iraq, the question of the Golan Heights - is only part of the contradictions to be resolved for a normal life in the region.Events that took place yesterday at the border of Iraq and Syria, show that talk about stabilization in the Middle East prihoditsya.Situatsiya in the Middle East is far from calm.The lack of progress in the Palestinian-Israeli negotiations, allied occupation of Iraq, the question of the Golan Heights - is only part of the contradictions to be resolved for a normal life in the region.The events of the day before on the border of Syria and Iraq, show that talk about stabilization in the Middle East is not necessary.
On Sunday, four US military helicopters invaded by Iraq in the Syrian airspace and penetrated into the country for eight kilometers.According to the Syrian agency SANA, the US Air Force carried out a raid on a border area of Al-Bukamal in the
"Syria strongly condemns this aggressive action and holds the US administration fully responsible for their actions", - said the Syrian Foreign Ministry.The Foreign Ministry has already caused by Chargé d'affaires in Damascus to give explanations about the reasons that served as carrying "dangerous actions".
Chargé d'affaires of Iraq in the Syrian capital has also been summoned to the Foreign Ministry, where he announced that the official Baghdad will immediately start an investigation into the violation of the common border by the US military, and prohibit the use of Iraqi territory for attacks on Syria.
US Aviation, by the way, were not satisfied.Today suffered a missile attack on the territory of Pakistan.According to anonymous sources from Pakistani intelligence, it was attacked militant hideouts in South Waziristan province.Killed about 20 people.
Note that Islamabad has repeatedly expressed dissatisfaction with the US military operations in Pakistan.However, Americans do not think to be complacent, explaining the need for such actions by the fact that the Pakistani authorities are not able to establish control over the province, where the terrorists are based.This situation led to a serious deterioration in bilateral relations.
Returning to the incident in Syria, it is worth recalling that the United States have repeatedly accused the authorities of the country of sponsoring international terrorism, the promotion of the Iraqi armed resistance and the Lebanese Shiite group "Hezbollah".Washington also imposes Syrian President Bashar Assad of human rights violations and dictatorial governance methods, bypassing the fact that it was Assad Jr. agreed in 2005 to withdraw its troops from Lebanon and agreed to cooperate with UN investigators, suspecting the Syrian security services in the assassination of former LebanesePrime Minister Rafik Hariri.
Moreover, this summer, Syria and Lebanon for the first time the 60-year history of relations decided to establish full diplomatic relations and the demarcation of the border.Recently, there have been shifts in otnosheniimirnogo treaty with Israel.
Damascus is one of the most consistent allies of Moscow in the Middle East."Syria has sought and will continue to strive to develop strategic relations with Russia, which has always been aimed at the security interests throughout the world These relations are developing well, particularly in recent years." - Said on August 21 in Sochi, Bashar al-Assad during a meeting with Dmitry Medvedev.On the eve of the meeting with the Russian president, the Syrian leader expressed readiness to provide its country to place missile complexes "Iskander".