The Turkish President claimed that Syria is a sponsor of the Islamic State. Recep Erdogan is confident that leader of the Syrian Arab Republic along with its allies funds the Islamic radicals and supplies them with weapons. The President of Turkey also noted, that he would continue to support moderate rebels and Turkmen, who fight against Assad. Erdogan himself, though, is not the last on the list of the best friends of the 'Islamic State'. Earlier he used to make a remark on the Russian Su-24 crash, explaining the reasons of the tragedy with a 'knee-jerk reaction' of the Turkish military.
Russian President Vladimir Putin got the West worried again by signing Decree No. 915. The news did not produce any public effect in Russia