PUTIN SAYS RUSSIA HAS NO PLANS TO DEPLOY COMBAT TROOPS

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA, PUTIN SAID THE AIM OF RUSSIA'S MILITARY PRESENCE IN SYRIA WAS TO SUPPORT THE GOVERNMENT OF PRESIDENT BASHAR AL-ASSAD AGAINST TERRORIST GROUPS.

MOSCOW RUSSIA HAS NO PLANS FOR NOW TO DEPLOY COMBAT TROOPS IN SYRIA PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN SAID ON SUNDAY ADDRESSING U.S.

"There is no other way to settle the Syrian conflict other than by strengthening the existing legitimate government agencies, support them in their fight against terrorism," Putin said ...
"There are more than 2,000 militants in Syria from the former Soviet Union," he added. "Instead of waiting for them to return back home we should help President al-Assad fight them there, in Syria."

MOSCOW Russia has no plans for now to deploy combat troops in Syria, President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday, addressing U.S. concerns about a Russian military build-up. In an interview with U.S. television networks...

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