Oppositioner: Plans for Joint FSA-Nusra Offensive in Syria Likely Had UK Support

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Plans of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and Nusra Front* terrorist group to join forces in Syria for an offensive against Damascus may well have been created with the help of the United Kingdom as a continuation of its recently sparked rivalry with Russia, member of Astana opposition platform Mahmoud Afandi told Sputnik on Thursday.

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US State Dept Warns Turkey of Possible Sanctions Over S-400 Purchase

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Turkey could face US sanctions if it goes ahead with plans to purchase S-400 missile defense systems from Russia, and it can also affect Ankara’s participation in the F-35 program, Assistant Secretary of State Wess Mitchell told the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday.

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