Russia warns of possible ‘world war’ in Syria
According to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, World War III could be looming around the corner. (AFP/File)
AFP reports that if Arab forces enter the Syrian conflict, it could spark a "new world war", according to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
He continued by asking the German business daily Handelsblatt, "The Americans and our Arabic partners must think hard about this: do they want a permanent war? Do they really think they would win such a war very quickly?"
According to AFP, the Russian PM added: "All sides must be forced to the negotiating table instead of sparking a new world war."
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