Obama Tells Putin to End Airstrikes on Moderates in Syria's War

  • McCain favors Arab, Turkish, U.S. troops to take Raqqa
  • Syrian opposition leader says U.S. abandoned his country

Civil defense members try to rescue victims from the wreckage after Russian airstrikes hit residential areas in the opposition-controlled Katranci neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria on Feb. 14.

Photographer: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

President Barack Obama spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin to call for an end to airstrikes against moderate opposition forces in Syria as a security conference in Munich discussed efforts to implement a truce in that country’s five-year civil war.

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.