Russian President Vladimir Putin has called on the European Union to contribute financially to the estimated $250 billion needed to rebuild Syria so that the millions of “refugees” elsewhere can go home—because they are “huge burden for Europe.”
Speaking to the media this weekend ahead of a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Germany, Putin said Europe and Russia “need to strengthen the humanitarian effort in the Syrian conflict.
“By that, I mean above all humanitarian aid to the Syrian people, and help the regions where refugees living abroad can return to.”
Earlier this month, a Russian suggestion that the United States [READ MORE HERE]
Source: EU Times