The Latest: Russia Opposes Plans of Safe Zone in Syria

February 11, 2016 10:07 AM

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A senior Russian diplomat says Moscow opposes plans to establish a "safe zone" along the Turkey-Syria border.

Deputy Foreign Minister Oleg Syromolotov said in an interview with the Interfax news agency on Thursday that Moscow opposes "any attempts" by the U.S.-led coalition to deploy troops in Syria's north without asking the Syrian government or the UN Security Council first. Syromolotov said Russia will c...

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