11 Apr 2017 - 16:26
The United States sees no place for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in any peace resolution for the war-torn country, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday.
11 Apr 2017 - 16:31
Moscow: Russia's defence ministry said Tuesday that two soldiers acting as military instructors to government troops in Syria had been killed by rebel forces.
"Russian professional servicemen who were in a unit of Syrian forces as instructors... came under a mortar attack from a group of rebel fighters," the defence ministry said in a statement quoted by Interfax news agency. "As a result of a mortar explosion, two Russian servicemen died."