Carter reminded once more that main aim of the US in the Syrian conflict is annihilation of the ISIS. He noted that it's necessary to liquidate the idea itself that a state may be created on the basis of the extremists' ideology and assured that victory over the ISIS will be reached.
The White House also admitted that economic sanctions against Russia may be imposed because of the situation in Syria. The White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest assured that extension of economic sanctions is an effective tool to maintain the US interests throughout the world.
Russia has deployed two armies and three units of Airborne Forces to its western borders as part of a verification check, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu said