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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks to the media in Yerevan, on April 2, 2012
Thursday, Apr. 05, 2012

Open quoteEven if the Syrian opposition were armed to the teeth, it would not be able to beat the government's forces. Close quote

  • Russian foreign minister, warning the "Friends of Syria" group against supplying arms to Syria's opposition forces; Russia remains the biggest ally of Bashar al-Assad's government in Damascus
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