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Putin (l) referred to a video showing a Syrian rebel cutting out and biting into the heart of a dead soldier (Photo: The Prime Minister's Office)

Russia and UK collide on Syria ahead of G8

Russian leader Vladimir Putin has rebuked EU countries over plans to give weapons to human-heart-eating radicals in Syria.

Speaking at a press event in London with British Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday (16 June), Putin said: "I believe you will not deny the fact one hardly should back those who kill their enemies and, you know, eat their organs and all that is filmed and shot. Do we want to support these people? Do we want to supply arms to these people?"

He added: "It ha...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

Putin (l) referred to a video showing a Syrian rebel cutting out and biting into the heart of a dead soldier (Photo: The Prime Minister's Office)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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