Obama – Putin Talk cancelled as “Crisis” spreads to Caucasus
U.S. President Barak Obama has cancelled talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on 7 October in Indonesia, over domestic problems with the U.S. Budget. The Kremlin stresses the need for diplomacy to resolve pressing issues, including Syria jihadist groups links to international terrorism, preventing the Syrian opposition from acquiring chemical weapons, evidence pointing at the involvement of a Black Operations Team from Saudi Arabia in the chemical weapons attack on 21 August near Damascus, and the destabilization of the Caucasus by terrorist who infiltrate the region from Syria.
Stephen Lendman – Saudi Arabian Backed Insurgents Responsible for Ghouta Chemical Weapons Attack?
english.farsnews.com – Syria Discovers Large Cache of Mortar Shells Supplied by Defected PM
”The Syrian army units discovered and seized a large volume of mortars shells and ammunition which contained chemical elements and were due to be used by terrorists in operations in the Syrian capital,” an informed source who asked for anonymity told FNA in Damascus on Saturday.
voiceofrussia.com – Syrian Army prevents rebel fighters from penetrating Homs
According to a source in the Syrian Defence Ministry, up to 100 armed terrorists have attempted to cross into Syria from Lebanon at Al Matkhouma to join their coreligionists who are suffering defeat from the Syrian Army in fighting near Homs. Syrian Army units met the intruders with heavy artillery and mortar fire, causing them to retreat to Lebanon. Several insurgents were killed, while two dozen others wounded.
Press TV – British charity money going to Syria extremists: Watchdog – telegraph.co.uk – Charity millions ‘going to Syrian terror groups’
Millions of pounds donated to help Syria refugees end up in the hands of extremist groups in the Arab country, a charity watchdog has warned.
William Shawcross, chairman of the Charity Commission said some of the cash donated by British people to help Syria refugees is “undoubtedly” going to extremist group.
Security Council’s Statement about Humanitarian Law in Syria