Middle East

    Lavrov Vows Russia's Military Will Not Halt Syria Airstrikesi
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    Jeff Custer
    February 03, 2016 7:23 PM
    The United Nations on Wednesday called off the fractious Syrian peace talks in Geneva until February 25. Meanwhile, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said his country's military would not stop its airstrikes in Syria until "terrorist organizations" there were defeated. Syria's opposition, however, said Russia's role in the conflict was undermining peace efforts. VOA's Jeff Custer reports.

    Lavrov Vows Russia's Military Will Not Halt Syria Airstrikes

    Jeff Custer

    Published February 03, 2016

    The United Nations on Wednesday called off the fractious Syrian peace talks in Geneva until February 25. Meanwhile, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said his country's military would not stop its airstrikes in Syria until "terrorist organizations" there were defeated. Syria's opposition, however, said Russia's role in the conflict was undermining peace efforts. VOA's Jeff Custer reports.


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