Saturday, January 30, 2016

Western/Regional-Supported Terrorist Groups Invited to Syrian Peace Talks

Western/Regional-Supported Terrorist Groups Invited to Syrian Peace Talks

by Stephen Lendman

A separate article called them farcical, dead on arrival, orchestrated to fail, not succeed.

Anti-Assad US-led Western and Saudi-led regional states’ claims about wanting conflict ended, peace restored, things resolved diplomatically ring hollow.

Endless conflict continues. Scheduled talks change nothing. Violence, instability and chaos serve Washington’s agenda. Peace and stability defeat it.

On Friday, Tass said Russia’s National Anti-Terrorist Committee spokesman Andrey Przhezdomsky blasted Turkey’s continued “organized system of transferring addition(al) (gunmen) to the ISIL,” along with regularly supplying weapons cross-border.

Russian special services knows routes taken, Istanbul the “key” one. Turkey, complicit with Washington and other rogue allies, fuels continued war without mercy in Syria.

Assad’s UN envoy Bashar al-Jaafari accused “the Erdogan regime that rules Turkey” with directly aiding ISIS and other terrorist groups, its armed forces involved in supporting them, Syrian refugees subjected to “cruel tyranny and terrorism” by Ankara officials.

Russia’s Defense Minister said Turkey lets ISIS and other terrorist fighters move freely cross-border to and from Syria. It continues with talks about to begin, dooming them.

New fighters arrive daily, heavily armed and equipped on Turkish territory, moving freely through so-called UN-monitored checkpoints, the world body complicit with Obama’s war on Syria.

How can its envoy Steffan de Mistura moderate peace talks bias free? He serves Western interests. Neutrality isn’t his mandate.

If talks begin and continue, long futile months lie ahead going nowhere. Washington orchestrated things to fail. 

Nothing in prospect suggests relief for long-suffering Syrians, victims of US imperial viciousness.

Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago. He can be reached at lendmanstephen@sbcglobal.net. 

His new book as editor and contributor is titled "Flashpoint in Ukraine: US Drive for Hegemony Risks WW III."

http://www.claritypress.com/LendmanIII.html

Visit his blog site at sjlendman.blogspot.com. 

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