16 January 2017,   14:47
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This is not just a civil war, it is a regional conflict - George Rukhadze about the situation in Aleppo

"This is not just a civil war, it is a regional conflict," - international relations expert, Giorgi Rukhadzethe spoke about the situation in the city of Aleppo, Syria in the Courier live.

"I hope that the parties who are responsible for this great tragedy will be duly prosecuted, when the time comes. This is not just a civil war, it is a much broader conflict. Is actually a regional conflict in which Russia has been involved at Assad`s side , Iran is also involved and Hezbollah is involved. On the other hand, it is the Sunni countries, in particular, it is Saudi Arabia, Qatar and several other state and also separate influential people. It has spread for a long time beyond the Syrian borders and has the impact on the region and its policy, as well as on the European policy and world politics, "- said Rukhadze.

According to him, without interference of the West, the US and NATO member states, this conflict will last for a long time.

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