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on June 12, 2017 in World News

Russia Warns US Not to Strike Syrian Govt Forces Again

Lavrov wanted Tillerson’s full attention in Saturday’s call Jason Ditz Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in a phone call Saturday with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, warned that Russia considers the recent US attacks on pro-government forces in southern Syria categorically unacceptable, and said the US must take steps to prevent any further clashes of this sort. The US had multiple recent incidents in which they’ve attacked Shi’ite militia forces in southern Syria, accusing them of getting too close to a rebel base which has US personnel stationed in it. The indications, however, are that the Shi’ite militias in the region...

Lavrov wanted Tillerson’s full attention in Saturday’s call Jason Ditz Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in a phone call Saturday with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, warned that Russia considers the recent US attacks on pro-government forces in southern Syria...

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