Saudi Arabia has made increased supplies of arms to the opposition in Aleppo


The foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia Adel al-Jubeir said his country can increase the supply of Syrian rebels in Aleppo, according to Reuters.

“We are working on the issue of increasing the supply of weapons to the groups of the moderate Syrian opposition in Aleppo”, — said the Minister.

The situation in Aleppo had worsened last month after the collapse of the peace agreement, which Moscow and Washington agreed on 9 October. Monday about the latest shelling of Aleppo, reported the Agency Associated Press with reference to representatives of the opposition. According to him, the attacks killed 13 people, including five children.Last week, Reuters has repeatedly reported about the strikes on the Eastern part of the city. Representatives of the rebels in the Syrian center claimed that the strikes were Russian planes. The defense Ministry did not confirm that, adding that the order strikes only become terrorist targets.

15 October in Lausanne hosted the Ministerial meeting on Syria. It was attended by Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry and special envoy of the UN Secretary General on Syria Staffan de Mistura, as well as Ministers of Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Qatar, Jordan, Egypt and Iraq.

Following the talks, U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry stated that the next meeting of Ministers will take place on October 17

On the eve of the foreign Ministers of UK, USA, France and Germany gathered to discuss the situation in Syria. After its completion, Kerry and British foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said that considering the introduction of new sanctions against Russia and Syria to halt air strikes on Aleppo.

 

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