News Briefs

  6/19/2013, Tammuz 11, 5773

Putin: Not Ruling Out Sending More Arms to Assad

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that his country would not rule out sending fresh arms to the Syrian regime and warned the West against arming "criminals" in the rebellion, AFP reported.

"If we conclude such contracts, then we will deliver on such contracts," he told reporters after a G8 summit in Northern Ireland.