Avoid 'another Rwanda,' urges Syrian opposition figure

French President Francois Hollande (R), meets with National Syrian Coalition President Khaled Khoja on September 28, 2015 at the UN in New YorkThe head of Syria’s main opposition National Coalition went to the United Nations Monday to urge the international community to prevent his war-torn country from turning into another Rwanda. “What is happening in Syria is an extermination,” Khaled Khoja told a news conference, in reference to barrel bombs dropped by the Syrian regime. “Two-thirds of civilian deaths are now caused by Assad’s aerial bombardment and 95 percent of everyone killed by Assad’s air strikes are civilians,” he said.

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