Senate Warns Against Russian Aid To Syria
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- Congress has sought to use the weapons trade as a lever
to stop Russian military assistance to Syria.
At least 17 members of the Senate have demanded a halt to U.S. Defense
Department contracts to Moscow. The senators, both Democrats and
Republicans, said Russian defense companies should not be selected for U.S.
military projects as long as the Kremlin approves the export of
fighter-jets, missiles and rockets to the regime of Syrian President Bashar