Obama Warns Putin Risks a Quagmire in Propping Up Assad

(Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama speaks about the U.S. economy and budget negotiations in Congress. Speaking at a news conference at the White House, Obama also discusses Russia's involvement in the Syrian crisis and the need for the nation to address gun violence. (Source: Bloomberg)

U.S. President Barack Obama said Russia will get “stuck in a quagmire” if it persists in using military force to prop up Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime and urged efforts toward a political transition.

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