Russia’s intervention in Syria is not ‘sacred’
A few days ago, Muslim scholars protested in front of the Russian embassy in Beirut against Moscow’s intervention in Syria. In response, members of the Syrian community in Lebanon – who were mobilized by the embassy – protested in support of the intervention and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Support for Russia’s role may be political, but it took a sectarian turn following attempts to liken it to a crusade.
This support for Russia’s role may be political, but it took a sectarian turn following attempts to liken it to a crusade. Those doing so fail to realize the possible negative repercussions on coexistence in Lebanon, Syria and the region. They have also missed the fact that Russia is only serving its own interests.