Russia says ‘Friends of Syria decisions encourage extremism

Friday 1st March, 2013

Violence Russia said that decisions made at Thursday’s ‘Friends of Syria’ meeting will intensify the two-year Syrian conflict by encouraging rebel extremists. The remark came as the US agreed to send $60 million in non-lethal aid directly to the opposition. The moves announced at the Rome meeting “in spirit and in letter directly encourage extremists to seize power by force, despite the inevitable sufferings of ordinary Syrians that entails,” Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Alexander Lukashevich said in a statement. Lukashevich’s sentiments echoed remarks by Russian Foreign Ministe…

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