Syria Ready Counsel with the Opposition in Russia
The Syrian government says it is ready to meet the opposition in talks in Moscow to end the civil war that has lasted nearly four years there.
Syrian Foreign Ministry on Saturday (27/12) says it is ready to participate in "early and consultative meeting" in order to find a solution to the conflict.
But there are still many obstacles. ISIS militants who controlled a third of Syrian territory is not involved in any process to end the conflict. Many other opposition groups do not have a unified response on the meeting with the government.
Russia's Foreign Ministry said the meeting was expected to take place in late January and are "informal."
Various efforts this year to find a diplomatic solution, including two rounds of UN-brokered talks, no substantial progress.
The conflict in Syria started on a peaceful demonstration against the rule of President Bashar al-Assad in March 2011, but it quickly turned into a civil war that has killed some 200,000 people.
This month the UN says Syria 12.2 million people are now displaced both inside and outside the country and the need of humanitarian assistance.
Threat Anticipation government ISIS Released on Youtube
In connection with ISIS threat to the commander of military, police and Banser through the videos on Youtube, the government alert and anticipate the threat.
A Muslim woman releasing a dove as a symbol of peace in an anti ISIS demonstration in Jakarta (05/09/2014).
A member of the group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) named Abu Jandal al Indonesi released video challenging the military commander General Moeldoko. In a 4 minute video, Abu Jandal awaiting the arrival of the military who will join the anti-coalition forces in Iraq and Syria ISIS.
In the show, Abu Jandal also threatened to go back to Indonesia to undertake a number of actions of resistance to the military, police, and Banser Detachment.
While Ryamizard Ryacudu Defence Minister said the government will do anticipate ISIS-related threats to the commander of military, police and Banser through video on Youtube.
Ryamizard would not explain the anticipation as to what had been prepared by the government.
"It is clear, we must also anticipate. Islam does not teach to kill-kill people. It was the ruin of Islam in the eyes of other religions, "said the minister Ryamizard Ryacudu.
"It is clear, we must also anticipate. Islam does not teach to kill-kill people. It was the ruin of Islam in the eyes of other religions. "
- Defence Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu-
Head of the Police Public Information Bureau, Commissioner Agus Rianto said police had done an internal step in improving the kewaspaan. The internal step example instructs members of the police on duty in the field to raise awareness and more active in monitoring the environment.
He also said that the police would discover who the maker of the video. He asked for the participation of the public to report to the Police when finding things that could disturb public order and safety.
Meanwhile, the expert team of the National Agency for Combating Terrorism (BNPT) Henry Purwanto Friday assess the threat of the Islamic State of Iraq group members and Syria (ISIS) to the commander of the military, police and Banser NU on youtube a momentary emotional reaction assertive Indonesian government to combat ISIS.
In addition, ISIS group, said Henry also upset against efforts continued arrest Indonesian security forces against members of radical groups.
Despite the threat of resistance to the military, police, and Banser NU Detachment of ISIS members, he did not believe the attacks openly and extends the ISIS group occurred in Indonesia.
Henry added the possibility that ISIS members will be joined by actors or terror network that already exist in Indonesia, such as network Santoso, Sonny network in Bima (West Nusa Tenggara) and groups involved in Aceh and North Sumatra Palembang.
"It was tough because dealing with large numbers of security forces. For now I think attacking Indonesia felt it was not but if its joining with terrorists there may be stand-alone, but if it is still difficult, "said Henry.
Furthermore Wawan Purwanto said security forces will develop initial data it has related to the Indonesian citizens who join the group ISIS and closing movements in Indonesia.
The security forces, according to Wawan will also make approaches to those who had joined the radical group.
"This we can talk to each other in order to explore what is planned or information what comes," said Henry. (VOA)