Merkel: Syrian conflict takes enormous scale

Merkel: Syrian conflict takes enormous scale

The conflict in Syria has taken an enormous scale, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in the Bundestag.

According to her, the crisis cannot be settled without the participation of Russia, Turkey, Iran, Europe and other regional powers.

"The civil war in Syria and the fight against Islamic terrorism have escalated into a regional conflict of an enormous scale, which cannot be resolved without Russia, Turkey, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and, I would say, Europe," Sputnik cited Merkel as saying.

Earlier, Russia and France Russia and France stressed the need to launch as soon as possible inclusive inter-Syrian talks.