German Chancellor Merkel appeals to Russia to end “atrocious” situation in Syria

The German Chancellor said Moscow had a lot of influence on the Syrian government and called on Russia to end the violence spreading in the country.

By: Reuters | Berlin | Published:October 7, 2016 4:19 pm
Angela Merkel, Syria, Syria Germany, Germany Syria, Germany russia, Merkel russia, news, latest news, world news, international news, Germany news, Syria news Angela Merkel said there was no basis in international law for the bombing of hospitals, and Moscow should help end the escalating violence in the war-torn country. (source: AP)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday appealed to Russia to end what she called the “atrocious” violence in Aleppo, Syria, saying Moscow had a lot of influence on the Syrian government.

Merkel said there was no basis in international law for the bombing of hospitals, and Moscow should help end the escalating violence in the war-torn country.