Russian air missiles for Syria

Russia's deputy foreign minister has confirmed that Moscow will provide Syria with state-of-the art air defence missiles to prevent foreign intervention in the country.

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UK and France to push for arms to 'moderate' rebels

  • The current embargo on Syria expires at the end of the month
  • Europe's Foreign Ministers are due to thrash out a replacement package of measures
  • The UK and France will argue for changes to allow the supply of arms to "moderate" rebels
  • But other European nations are concerned about the danger of weapons falling into the wrong hands

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