White House is 'concerned' by reports more Russia materiel in Syria

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Posted: Apr 21, 2016 7:37 AM

RIYADH (Reuters) - The United States is concerned about reports that Russia is moving more military materiel into Syria, Ben Rhodes, deputy national security adviser to President Barack Obama, said on Thursday.

He spoke at a press briefing in Saudi Arabia's capital, Riyadh, where Obama was attending a summit with Gulf Arab leaders to discuss regional security issues.

(Reporting By Roberta Rampton, writing by Angus McDowall; Editing by Larry King)