Syrian FM Mualem: Syria Fully Trusts Russia, President Putin

Syrian FM Mualem: Syria Fully Trusts Russia, President Putin
Thu Oct 1, 2015 18:40:33

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Mualem said Syria fully trusts Russia and steps taken by its President Vladimir Putin.

“The position outlined by the Russian president in his speech at the UN General Assembly is absolutely clear and we support it,” al-Mualem said Wednesday, Itar-Tass reported.

"As for the United States and US-led coalition, we do not trust them. Judge for yourself, their air force delivered 9,000 air strikes on Syria and Iraq but we felt no results;” FNA reported.

Syria has been grappling with a deadly crisis since March 2011. The violence fuelled by Takfiri groups has so far claimed the lives of over 240,000 people, according to reports.

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