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Moscow: Direct aggression by US against Damascus to cause ‘tectonic shift’ in Middle East

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) greets Russia's foreign minister Sergey Lavrov during a bilateral meeting at the sidelines of the ASEAN foreign ministers meeting in Vientiane, Laos July 26, 2016. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

(RT) If the US launches a military campaign to oust the Syrian government, it would further fracture the country and have tremendous negative long-term consequence for the entire region, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova warned.

“If the US launches a direct aggression against Damascus and the Syrian Army, it would cause a terrible, tectonic shift not only in the country, but in the entire region,” Maria Zakharova said during a talk show, which is to be aired fully later on Saturday and has been cited by RIA.

With no government in Damascus, there will be a power vacuum in Syria, which “so-called moderates, who are, in reality, not moderate at all but just terrorists of all flavors, would fill; and there will be no dealing with them,” the diplomat…

Al-Nusra Shariah spokesperson endorses White Helmets as mujahideen

In the latest video, an al-Nusra spokesman endorses the Nobel Peace prize candidates, the White Helmets, as mujahideen.

Abdallah Muhammad al Muhaysini, is a popular Saudi cleric who has relocated to Syria illegally and became the Army of Conquests Shariah Court spokesperson.

The White Helmets are seen as humanitarians, but the relationship between them and internationally recognised terrorist groups like al-Nusra is ignored.

Abdullah Muhaysni says the White Helmets "are no different from the Mujahideen".

In an interview with the Swiss Islamic Central Council, he said, “I was an admirer of al-Qaeda in Iraq and the Islamic State of Iraq."