September 27, 2015

US support for Syria rebels illegal, Putin says ahead of Obama meeting

Russian president says Syria's Assad deserves international support as he is fighting terrorist organizations.

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday branded US support for rebel forces in Syria as illegal and ineffective, saying US-trained rebels were leaving to join Islamic State with weapons supplied by Washington. Read more.

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Putin: Assad’s enemies may be portrayed as opposition, but he fights terrorists (video / click CC for subtitles) - RT

Putin: U.S. Support for Rebel Forces in Syria Illegal and Ineffective - Haaretz
US-trained Syria fighters gave equipment to Nusra Front - Al Jazeera

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