US and Russia ‘will go to war’ unless proxy Syria conflict resolved, Turkey warns

thThe Cold War superpowers broke off biltateral talks on Syria following the bombing of a UN aid convoy near Aleppo last month which the US said amounted to a ‘war crime’  Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş has warned that the “proxy wars” in the Middle East between the US and Russia could signal the reemergence of world-wide conflict between the two Cold War superpowers. The complex five-and-a-half-year long Syrian civil war is on the brink of becoming a “wider regional war,” he said in an interview with state-run Anadolou News Agency on Wednesday. “If this proxy war continues, after this, let me be clear, America and Russia will come to a point of war,” Mr Kurtulmuş said. Read More