MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says the Russian air force will be supporting the Syrian army in its offensive operations in Syria.
Russian President Vladimir Putin listens during a meeting in Samara, Russia, Monday, July 21, 2014. Putin has lambasted those who use the downing of a passenger jet in eastern Ukraine for “mercenary objectives,” the Kremlin said Monday. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Presidential Press Service)
Putin said Wednesday in comments carried by Russians agencies that Russia is “not going to plunge into this conflict head-on” and will help Bashar Assad’s army as long as their offensive operation lasts.
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