The US president has rejected Russia’s military action in Syria as a dead-end strategy. President Barack Obama said Moscow risked becoming ‘stuck in a quagmire’ and strengthening so-called ‘Islamic State’ (IS).
In his most extensive comments on Syria since Russia began its airstrikes on Monday, Barack Obama accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of failing to differentiate between fighters with the IS extremist group and moderate groups working in opposition to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Russia carried out air strikes in Syria for a third, consecutive day on Friday.
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Source: Daily News Egypt