Russia's Rostec to sell 12% in Russian Helicopters to investors consortiumBusiness & Economy February 20, 15:53
Four Russian servicemen killed in car blast in SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 20, 15:46
Russian ammo maker to develop AI-based grenade launcher munitionsMilitary & Defense February 20, 15:44
Russia holds talks on sales of T-90-MS tanks to Middle East statesMilitary & Defense February 20, 15:29
Most Russians back continuation of humanitarian aid to Donbass — pollSociety & Culture February 20, 15:13
Turkey may be interested in buying Russian S-400 missile systemsMilitary & Defense February 20, 14:40
Value of S-300 contract with Iran reaches almost $1 blnMilitary & Defense February 20, 14:08
Lavrov blasts claims of Russia’s 'involvement' in Montenegro coup attempt as groundlessRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 20, 13:55
Kremlin: Putin’s decree on recognition of LPR and DPR passports signed on humanity groundsRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 20, 13:42
MOSCOW, September 1 (Itar-Tass) - The US President Barack Obama has decided to receive an approval of the strike on Syria from the Congress in order to give the war at least some legitimacy, Chairman of the State Duma’s International Affairs Committee Alexei Pushkov wrote in Twitter on Sunday.
“The war is postponed. Obama has made a decision on the attack, but awaits approval from Congress,” Pushkov wrote. “He requires it for assuring at least some legitimacy to the war.”
“The main reason why Obama has addressed the Congress: the war has not been supported enough either in the world or among the US allies, or even inside the US,” he added.
On Saturday, Obama said he was positive about a military strike, but required an approval from the Congress.