Syria says it asked Putin for military support

By REUTERS
September 30, 2015 13:50

DAMASCUS - The Syrian presidency said on Wednesday any increase in Russian military support to Syria was the result of a request, and President Bashar Assad had written to his Russian counterpart in that regard.

In a statement, the presidency's media office said: "Any increase in Russian military support to Syria happened and is happening as a result of a request from the Syrian state."


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