Germany urges Russia to contribute to political settlement in Syria

The German government urged Russia to contribute to a political settlement to Syria crisis.

Germany urges Russia to contribute to political settlement in Syria

World Bulletin/News Desk

The German government on Friday called on Russia 'not to escalate' tensions in the Syrian crisis as Moscow announced plans to sell Syria fighter jets.   

"The German government calls on Russia to make contributions to a peaceful and political settlement, not to escalation," Steffen Seibert, a government spokesperson, said.

Earlier on Friday Russia's MiG aircraft manufacturer said it planned to seal an agreement to sell Syria at least ten  MiG-29 M/M2 war planes.   

In a televised interview on Thursday, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Syria suggested that the first shipment of Russian-made S-300 missile defense systems has been delivered to Syria.

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