«The Islamic Republic attacked the Islamists» – is the title of an article in the newspaper «Kommersant», which States that in Iran there was one of the most serious terrorist attacks in the entire existence.
Was attacked at the same time the Parliament and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini. According to the interior Ministry of Iran, 12 people were killed, 42 were injured. Responsibility for attack was assumed by the terrorist group «Islamic state», which had not previously been achieved in Iran anything like that.
Senior researcher, Institute of Oriental studies Vladimir Sotnikov draws attention to the fact that the attacks in Iran occurred immediately after unprecedented conflict that erupted in the Sunni world, Saudi Arabia and its allies broke off relations with Qatar. According to experts, the Sunni radicals seek to send a signal to the Islamic world despite the split among the monarchies of the Persian Gulf, should not be viewed Shiite Iran as a source of stability in the region and a potential ally.
The Iranian foreign Minister Javad Zarif criticized statements by the White house in connection with the attack, which occurred on Wednesday in Tehran. The statement of the Minister published on his page in social network Twitter. «Contradictory statements by the White house, plus the sanctions of the Senate — this at a time when the Iranian nation is opposed to terrorism supported by the US satellites. The Iranians rejected such assurances of friendship from the United States» – quoted by news Agency TASS Zarif.
Earlier, Donald trump has expressed sympathy for the Iranians in a terrorist attack in Tehran, warning that the countries — sponsors of terrorism themselves could be a target for extremists. Simultaneously it became known that in the U.S. Senate to discuss the bill on new sanctions against Iran.
The next round of talks on Syria, which was to be held in Astana on June 12-13, has been postponed, writes on Thursday, «Rossiyskaya Gazeta» with reference to the head of the press service of the foreign Ministry of Kazakhstan Anuar Janakova.
The official said that representatives of Russia, Turkey and Iran will hold consultations at the expert level in their capitals. It concerns issues related to the implementation of the agreements reached on sozdaniiu Syria four zones of de-escalation. Appropriate memorandumul signed on 4 may.
The Americans have hinted Moscow on the partition of Syria, while Damascus is nothing to respond to periodic air strikes of the international coalition, writes «Nezavisimaya Gazeta». The Assad government will have to recognize the fact that the North of the country is lost, we are talking about the territories now known as Rozhava (yet considered as a Kurdish autonomy), but at the same time, Washington is not going to stop.
On Tuesday it became known that the units of the Syrian democratic forces (SDS), supported by the U.S., stormed Raqqa from three directions. In particular, there is information that the Kurdish militia stormed into the city from the East, are fighting for the quarter Maslab. SDS is already out in some places on the right Bank of the Euphrates, gradually moving into the country, and they control territory is unlikely to ever be placed under the jurisdiction of Damascus. The same is happening in southern Syria, near the borders with Jordan and Iraq, where «entrenched» other forces of the Syrian opposition, controlled by the United States.
The Chairman of the Duma Committee on defense Vladimir Shamanov said yesterday that diplomatic measures have been taken, Russia has initiated an urgent convocation of the Security Council to discuss this problem, which becomes «unacceptable pattern».
The Deputy of the state Duma Natalia Poklonskaya has asked the Prosecutor General, Investigative Committee and Federal security service to verify the organization Transparency International Russia, which had previously published an article about the alleged concealment in the declarations of the Deputy of the owned real estate.
«I ask you to understand that for the apartment, how it relates at all to my name, to me, who, as registered. Law enforcement, I hope, will understand,» said Poklonski in conversation with journalists of the newspaper «Izvestia».
The MP stressed that the material on its property contains provocative and slanderous information. Transparency International said that it will not remove published information and ready for any audits.
The EU authorities have used the terrorist attacks to build a totalitarian state, and Europe really doesn’t want to fight with Islamic fundamentalism, according to an article published by the newspaper «Komsomolskaya Pravda».
«After the Kingdom shook the third in the last two and a half months a terrorist act, I begin to doubt that European leaders are really interested in the fight against terrorism. It looks like they use terrorism for personal purposes to destabilize Europe. When that will be brought to the political and cultural collapse, people would accept totalitarianism, censorship and total control of the population», – says the author of this controversial article.