Syrian Rebels Call For Iraq-Style US Airstrikes Against ISIS – 17 August 2014

RT logoThe Syrian National Coalition has urged the international community, namely the US, to carry out airstrikes against the Islamic State radicals in Syria. According to Al Jazeera sources, Washington advised the Western-backed group to make such a plea.

“We call on the international community to use the American air force, or those of any other country to support the Free Syrian Army,” the opposition coalition said on Saturday, as the Islamic State continues to advance towards rebel-held Allepo, at a time when the US continues to strike ISIS positions in neighboring Iraq.

The leader of SNC Hadi al-Bahra made his heartfelt appeal to the international community at a news conference in Turkey.

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