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Moscow Warns West of ‘Big War’ in Syria

Posted By yihan On July 5, 2012 @ 9:22 am In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled

RIA Novosti [1]
Thursday, July 5, 2012

Moscow lashed out on Thursday at the Western position on Syria, saying it could aggravate the situation to the point of war.

“Their [Western] position is most likely to exacerbate the situation, lead to further violence and ultimately a very big war,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.

The West has also distorted the Russian position on Syria by suggesting Moscow should offer Syrian President Bashar al-Assad asylum, he said.

“This is either an unscrupulous attempt to mislead serious people who shape foreign policy or simply a misunderstanding of what is going on,” Lavrov said.

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[1] RIA Novosti: http://en.rian.ru/russia/20120705/174419990.html

[2] Russia warns West against ‘Libya scenario’ in Syria: http://www.prisonplanet.com/russia-warns-west-against-libya-scenario-in-syria.html

[3] West Trying to Find Asylum for Assad in Russia – Newspaper: http://www.prisonplanet.com/west-trying-to-find-asylum-for-assad-in-russia-newspaper.html

[4] Russian marine and air power head for Syria versus Western intervention – “to defend Russian citizens,” says Moscow: http://www.prisonplanet.com/russian-marine-and-air-power-head-for-syria-versus-western-intervention-%e2%80%93-%e2%80%9cto-defend-russian-citizens%e2%80%9d-says-moscow.html

[5] Moscow Concerned by US Plans for No-Fly Zone in Syria: http://www.prisonplanet.com/moscow-concerned-by-us-plans-for-no-fly-zone-in-syria.html

[6] Lavrov: Russia will honor its S-300 missile contract with Damascus. Two Russian warships head for Syria: http://www.prisonplanet.com/lavrov-russia-will-honor-its-s-300-missile-contract-with-damascus-two-russian-warships-head-for-syria.html

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