London refuses to give Russia information on IS positions in Syria — Russia’s ambassador

According to the ambassador, the British refuse to cooperate on this issue.

Britain has refused to hand over to Russia the available information on the positions of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Syria, Russian Ambassador to the UK Alexander Yakovenko told the Rossiya 24 TV channel on Wednesday.

"We are actively working with the British on the Syrian issue. And my contacts in the Foreign Office show that so far this work has not been very successful," Yakovenko said.

According to the ambassador, during the latest meeting in the British Foreign Office about a week ago he raised the issue of "Britain’s collaboration with us in terms of identifying the targets to be hit in Syria to destroy the IS."

"Unfortunately, I received a negative answer. The British said they would not cooperate with us on this issue," Yakovenko said.

FIrst published by TASS.

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