Russian Foreign Ministry stressed in a statement on Friday, October 4 , that the balance of power within the Syrian armed opposition is changing in favor of the Islamists. She pointed out that jihadist groups are increasingly conflicting with the "moderate" insurgents factions , to control arms and other supplies from foreign aid , as well as to control various regions and important residential centers .
The Russian Foreign Ministry pointed out that radical forces after proving its superiority in the fighting , withdraw it recognition of the Opposition Coalition and the Syrian opposition, and get away from Al-Hr militia . These groups announced forming the so - called " Islam army" led by Mohamed Zahran Alwash , seeking to establish sharia law in Syria.
The Russian Foreign Ministry said that Moscow had warned of such scenarios. She pointed out that many of the jihadi groups are related only to international terrorism and are ready to move forward in killing and destruction , not only in Syria but in other countries as well, in order to establish a “global caliphate”.
Foreign Affairs confirmed that all of this emphasizes the importance of recommendations called by in the final statement of the recent summit of Group of Eight countries in this regard , especially the invitation to the Syrian government and the opposition to make every effort to expel terrorists from the country or eliminate them.