Syrian conflict: Kerry expresses concern over reports of Russian 'military build-up'
September 6 , 2015
The US has expressed concern over reports of Russia’s military build-up in Syria, according to the US State Department.
Media reports claim that Moscow has sent advisers and equipment to Syria to bolster support to the regime of President Bashar al-Assad, whose forces are involved in a complex civil war.
US Secretary of State John Kerry told Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov that such a move by Moscow would only escalate the Syrian conflict.