Russia ready to consider sending troops to Syria if Damascus asks: Kremlin

September 18, 2015 9:33 AM

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MOSCOW Russia would consider a request from Syria to send troops if Damascus asks for it, the Kremlin's spokesman said on Friday.

"If there is a request (from Syria), then in the framework of a bilateral dialogue it would be, naturally, discussed and considered," Dmitry Peskov told journalists on a conference call. "For now, it's difficult to speak hypothetically."

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