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on June 20, 2017 in World News

Russia ‘targeting’ US jets in Syria after America shoots down first Assad regime warplane

Communication channel between Washington and Moscow to be suspended immediately Tom Batchelor @_tombatchelor Russia has said it will treat US warplanes operating in parts of Syria where its air forces are also present as “targets” amid a diplomatic row caused by the downing of a Syrian jet. The country’s defence ministry said it would track US-led coalition aircraft with missile systems and military aircraft, but stopped short of saying it would shoot them down. A hotline set up between Russia and the US to prevent mid-air collisions will also be suspended. “All kinds of airborne vehicles, including aircraft and UAVs...

Communication channel between Washington and Moscow to be suspended immediately Tom Batchelor @_tombatchelor Russia has said it will treat US warplanes operating in parts of Syria where its air forces are also present as “targets” amid a diplomatic row caused...

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