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


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.