Matthew coments on Russia's ambitions in Syria

Appearing on Sky News Matthew spoke out about Russia's heightened military engagement in the Syrian Civil War. He criticised the Kremlin for targeting Turkish backed Syrian fighters as well as the Islamic state.

Questioned on whether this would lead to a conclusion to the Syrian Civil War Matthew said "Russian military engagement will force the Russians and the Americans to talk to ensure that their Air Forces deconflict, this may in turn lead to dialogue about other areas that could lead to peace and may speed up resolution of the conflict.'