The Syrian rebels are “cannibals” and should not be given arms, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday.
"I think you will not deny that one does not really need to support the people who not only kill their enemies, but open up their bodies, eat their intestines, in front of the public and cameras," Putin said at a joint press conference in London with British Prime Minister David Cameron.
Putin was referring to video footage posted on the Internet last month of a rebel fighter eating the heart of a government soldier.
"Is it them who you want to supply with weapons?" he said, adding that this behavior does not correspond with international humanitarian norms......