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Russia says Islamic State, not Assad, the danger in Syria

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is visiting Moscow to voice concerns over reports of a Russian military build-up in Syria in support of President Bashar al-Assad.

The US has already warned that Russian action risks complicating the conflict further.

However Russia says that the real threat in Syria is Islamic State, not the country's leader.

Sarah Rainsford reports.

  • 21 Sep 2015
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