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The ongoing civil war in Syria reaching yet another new low on reports that the Assad regime is now confiscating medical supplies.
That aid workers have been trying to distribute that's according to the reporting of the red crescent which is the Arab world to -- one of the Red Cross.
Activist -- play more than 36000.
People have died in the nearly two year old conflict.
Many thousands more wounded but the red crescent claims the government is stealing -- -- not 85% of all its supplies.
And handing them out to -- report -- supporters.
The report comes amid word that Turkey may soon ask the United States.
And NATO for patriot missiles to help protect against the Syrian that against -- Syrian attack on that border.
The fox -- chief correspondent Jonathan Huntsman covering this for what seems like ever are -- -- of what -- US officials say right giving munitions here.
Well they're saying that Turkey's need and desire for these patriot defense missile systems.
Is the inevitable result of Syrian attacks across the border into Turkey US officials point out that the US.
Has -- Turkey with defensive systems before -- appears that they are willing to do so again.
But they point that there is a formal process that must be gone through listen.
My understanding is that as of today we haven't had -- Formal request of NATO.
But as you know in the past we have reinforced.
Turkey -- patriots so you know we.
Will await the formal request and then made -- war to liberate but so we're obviously looking at the full.
Range of things to ensure that Turkey remains safe and secure.
And Turkish officials are reportedly saying tonight that that formal request to NATO will come very soon the pressure is building for the United States to do something.
Yeah a lot of the US allies believe that with a second Obama administration there is now the possibility of a bolder approach from the United States.
-- are leading the charge in trying to get a tougher approach towards our president Bashar Al Assad.
They -- not saying they will told directly with the rebel military commanders having only talked to the political opposition biffle.
And the British prime minister David Cameron who was touring refugee camps in neighboring.
Also raised the prospect of possibly providing safe.
Passage for president a sad.
If he is willing to resign US officials seem to be a little skeptical of that for the simple fact that it might command to literally.
Letting a sad get away would move -- from incredible Jonathan Hunt thanks so much.
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