Bouthaina Shaaban, political and media advisor of n , said yesterday that Damascus would continue fighting , the and reported.

While speaking at Valdai Club in Moscow, she said that the US and “obstruct political reconciliation”, adding that Damascus “is ongoing in fighting any aggression” whether it is by , the US or .

In separate remarks, she said that the retention of the Turkish “aggression” on the n lands obstructs the political solution.

On 20 January, launched Operation Olive Branch” against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party () in area, along the border with .

The US supports Kurdish fighters and provides them training and arms to fight Daesh and Turkish forces.