Presented, for immediate snarking:
President Vladimir Putin said Saturday that he thinks Israel is pursuing wider goals in its military campaign than the return of abducted soldiers.
“However complicated the questions are, maximum efforts must be applied to resolve the situation in a peaceful way and I think all efforts have not been exhausted,” Putin said. “However, it is our impression that aside from seeking to return the abducted soldiers, Israel is pursuing wider goals.”
Gee. Ya think?
And trying to eliminate a terrorist infrastructure that has been murdering and attacking your citizens for years is not a good thing because…?
Wow. Can he get any stupider on this topic? Snoopy? What do you think—you know Russians.