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Saturday, 4 November 2017

Monday, 10 April 2017

Southern EU leaders say US strike on Syria 'understandable'

The leaders of southern EU nations said Monday that a US missile strike on a Syrian air base in retaliation for a suspected chemical attack was "understandable," as diplomatic tensions mount over the incident.

Friday, 7 April 2017

US prepared to do more in Syria, hopes not necessary: UN envoy

The United States took a very measured step that was “fully justified” when it fired missiles at a Syrian airfield over a deadly toxic gas attack, said UN Ambassador Nikki Haley on Friday.

Thursday, 6 October 2016

Russian MoD: Any airstrikes on territory controlled by Syrian government will create clear threat to Russian forces

Russian Defense Ministry affirmed that any airstrikes or missiles hitting targets in territory controlled by the Syrian government will create a clear threat to Russian forces operating in Syria, calling on the US army to conduct a thorough calculation of the possible consequences of such plans.

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Russia has to react as NATO moves closer to its borders - Medvedev

Iskander high-precision missile system (RIA Novosti / Alexei Danichev)
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Russia cannot see NATO expansion towards its borders as positive, as under certain circumstances the possibility of military confrontation remains, the Russian PM has said at the Euro-Arctic Council’s forum.
When a reporter asked Dmitry Medvedev how the balance of forces in Europe will change if Sweden and Finland decide to enter NATO, the Russian Prime Minister answered that his country would have to react to such developments.
This is their own business; they are making decisions in accordance with the national sovereignty doctrine. But we have to consider the fact that for us the NATO bloc is not simply some estranged organisation, but a structure with military potential,” the head of the Russian government said adding that under certain unfavorable scenarios this potential could be used against Russia.

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