Russia, Syria Renew Call on US to Avoid Strikes

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Russia and Syria urged the United States on Monday to focus on efforts to convene a peace conference and not on military action.

Russia, Syria Renew Call on US to Avoid Strikes

The issue was announced by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday after talks with Syria's foreign minister.

Lavrov said a US military strike on Syria could lead to the spread of terrorism, Reuters reported.

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Mualem accused President Barack Obama of backing terrorists, drawing comparisons with the attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001.

 

 

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