Pentagon Intends Continued Aerial Operations in Syria De-Escalation Zones

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Pentagon Intends Continued Aerial Operations in Syria De-Escalation Zones

by Stephen Lendman

Washington wants endless war and regime change in Syria, not conflict resolution for peace and stability throughout the country.

On Thursday, Russia, Iran and Turkey agreed on creating four de-escalation zones in the Syria, these nations serving as guarantors.

Sergey Lavrov said America "proposed (the idea) at the beginning of this year, with a view to creating conditions to ensure safety of the civilian population, to stop violence in those regions where fierce fighting was underway between government and armed opposition forces."

Not exactly following Thursday's announcement. Washington isn't part of the agreement. It supports halting all aerial operations in designated zones – except its own.

According to Pentagon spokesman Major JT Rankine-Galloway on Friday, "the (so-called US-led) coalition will continue to target ISIS where
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