Russia compared to Nazis ahead of UK Syria debate
A former cabinet minister has likened Russia's role in Syria to the Nazi regime in 1930s Spain, ahead of an emergency Commons debate on the humanitarian situation in Aleppo.
Andrew Mitchell accused Russia of "shredding" international law with its bombing campaign in the country.
The Tory MP also accused Russian forces of committing a war crime by attacking a UN relief convoy last month.
The three-hour emergency debate will be held later in the day.
The northern city of Aleppo has become a key battleground in Syria's bloody five-year civil war.
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