23rd Oct 2016


Putin postpones Paris visit

Russian president Vladimir Putin has postponed a visit to Paris, the French presidency announced on Tuesday. Putin was due to arrive on Thursday to inaugurate a Russian church and meet Francois Hollande. But Hollande said on Sunday Russian bombing raids in Syria had dampened the prospect of a meeting. He said "those responsible for war crimes" would be put to the International Criminal Court.

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