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on April 7, 2017 in World News

Russia slams US for Syria strikes, suspends air cooperation deal

By David Brown (@dave_brown24) Russian believes the US cruise missile strike against an airfield in Syria Thursday constitutes an “aggression against a sovereign Syria,” and has suspended an air cooperation deal meant to keep U.S. and Russian pilots from crossing each other’s paths over Syria. Russia is also pledging to help Syria strengthen its air defenses in the event of another U.S. attack. The statement from the Russian Foreign Ministry comes several hours after two U.S. Navy warships in the eastern Mediterranean showered a Syrian airfield with 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles in President Trump’s first major military action. The...

By David Brown (@dave_brown24) Russian believes the US cruise missile strike against an airfield in Syria Thursday constitutes an “aggression against a sovereign Syria,” and has suspended an air cooperation deal meant to keep U.S. and Russian pilots from...

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