Voltaire Network

Syria: Vladimir Putin contemplates sending CSTO peacekeeping force

+

The President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir V. Putin, plans to deploy a peacekeeping force to Syria to prevent a possible slide towards civil war [1]

Putin asked the Secretary General of the Organization of Collective Security Treaty (CSTO), Nikolai Bordyuzha, to make a proposal to this effect. This peaceful initiative is antithetical to the NATO military intervention envisaged by the West.

Mr. Bordyuzha immediately made it known that the CSTO is capable of deploying in Syria without delay a force of 20,000 well-trained "blue fur hats." The CSTO is made up by Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.

This force would be tasked to mediate between the national army and the armed opposition ... and to detain foreign fighters. The U.S. Permanent Representative to the Security Council, Susan Rice, raised the possibility for NATO to intervene militarily in Syria without a UN mandate. Vladimir Putin has not indicated whether the CSTO peacekeeping force would act with or without a Security Council mandate.

Voltaire Network

Voltaire, international edition

Article licensed under Creative Commons

The articles on Voltaire Network may be freely reproduced provided the source is cited, their integrity is respected and they are not used for commercial purposes (license CC BY-NC-ND).

Support Voltaire Network

You visit this website to seek quality analysis that enables you to forge your own understanding of today’s world. In order to continue our work, we need you to support our efforts.
Help us by making a contribution.

How to participate in Voltaire Network?

The members of our team are all volunteers.
- Professional-level mother-tongue translators: you can help us by translating our articles.

France Manipulated
Fake wars and big lies (9/25)
France Manipulated
by Thierry Meyssan
The Agony of French Foreign Policy
Fake wars and big lies (8/25)
The Agony of French Foreign Policy
by Thierry Meyssan
NATO Summit: War Party Strengthens
NATO Summit: War Party Strengthens
by Manlio Dinucci, Voltaire Network
 
The Summit sends NATO into space – at exorbitant cost
The Summit sends NATO into space – at exorbitant cost
by Manlio Dinucci, Voltaire Network
 
London Declaration
London Declaration
Voltaire Network
 
Italy in the « Antiterrorist Coalition »
“The Art of War”
Italy in the « Antiterrorist Coalition »
by Manlio Dinucci, Voltaire Network
 
Interview of Bashar el-Assad with “Paris Match”
Interview of Bashar el-Assad with “Paris Match”
by Bashar al-Assad,Régis Le Sommier, Voltaire Network