The 9/11 terrorist assaults within the USA introduced Russia and the USA nearer collectively in some ways. The assaults confirmed that terrorism was a global downside that completely different nations ought to take care of collectively. That was the primary purpose why Russian President Vladimir Putin was the primary one to name the White Home to precise his condolences to America, Vasily Dandykin, a former officer of the Russian Ministry of Protection stated in an interview with lenta.ru publication.
The time, when September 11 assaults shocked the USA and the whole world, was not simple for Russia. That was the time when Russia was going by means of explosions of residence buildings and the second Chechen warfare.
“The primary one that known as the President of the USA and expressed condolences to him was Vladimir Putin, as a result of he understood the horror of what had occurred. After all, everybody wished to know the way it may occur in any respect and the way US particular providers may miss all that. Usually, many had been led to imagine that there was somebody who helped Osama bin Laden,” the officer stated.
9/11 assaults confirmed that terrorism was a world downside that would have an effect on any nation.
“After that, it grew to become apparent to everybody that tentacles of terrorism may attain anyplace of the world, bringing nothing however shock and ache. The 9/11 assaults confirmed that one ought to wrestle towards terrorism collectively, no matter all contradictions that the nations might have. This downside issues everybody,” he stated.
The navy knowledgeable paid consideration to the truth that the USA used the explosions of the Twin Towers to invade Iraq and Afghanistan. US troops occupied Afghanistan for 20 years below the pretext of combating terrorism.
“We are able to see that the problem of Muslim radicalism stays regardless of the wasted 20 years. To a sure extent, ISIS* was undermined, however the issue has not been fully resolved. After all, the USA eradicated Bin Laden, however I imagine that the response within the type of the deployment of troops in Afghanistan was unsuccessful. Terrorism remains to be right here, it continues growing, and one ought to search for different methods to counter this downside,” the specialist stated.
On September 11, 2001, al-Qaeda* terrorists hijacked 4 passenger planes and rammed them into the Twin Towers of the World Commerce Middle in New York and into the Pentagon, one other airliner crashed right into a subject in Pennsylvania. Because of the 9/11 terrorist assaults, virtually 3,000 folks had been killed and greater than 6,000 had been injured.
*terrorist organisations, banned in Russia