Russia sending more warplanes to Syria as world anger grows over 'barbarous' strikes



Russia is sending more warplanes to Syria to further ramp up its campaign of air strikes, a Russian newspaper reported on Friday, as Moscow defied global censure over an escalation that Western countries say has torpedoed diplomacy.
In a statement issued by the White House after the two leaders spoke by telephone, U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel described the Russian and Syrian bombing of Aleppo as "barbarous".
Fighting intensified a week into a new Russian-backed government offensive to capture all of Syria's largest city and crush the last... read more

 
30 September 2016 in World News, Views: 34
Source: Reuters
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