Putin ruled out the participation of Russian ground forces in Syria 9/29
Putin ruled out the participation of Russian ground forces in Syria
(Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin stressed that his country was looking to increase its support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, ruled out with the participation of Russian troops on the ground to meet the organization "Daash".
Putin said after his meeting with Obama in the 90-minute meeting on the sidelines of the General Assembly of the United Nations, "We are thinking of how to provide additional support for the Syrian army, As for the ground forces, do not talk about Russian participation."
Putin described his meeting with Obama as "very useful and frank," adding that they discussed Russia's participation in the international military campaign a UN mandate to fight al "Daash".