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George Galloway: I’ll stand shoulder to shoulder with Corbyn

The London mayoral hopeful also expresses support for Russian airstrikes in Syria

By Sameer Rahim  
George Galloway launches his campaign to be London mayor © Daniel Leal-Olivas / PA Archive/Press Association Images

George Galloway launches his campaign to be London mayor © Daniel Leal-Olivas / PA Archive/Press Association Images

Respect Leader George Galloway seems to support the current Russian military intervention in Syria, saying that Bashar al-Assad’s regime, “whatever its faults, whatever crimes it may have committed,” is an important bulwark against Islamic State (IS).

Speaking to Prospect as part of his campaign to become Mayor of London, Galloway compared the current siege of Aleppo by…

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