Syria and Russia make accusations that US is plotting ‘provocation’

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Syria and it’s allied nation Russia accused Washington of planning some sort of “provocation” in Syria. This would be accused of being the fault of President Bashar Assad’s government and use of chemical weapons to justify offensive action. A statement by the official news agency, Syria’s Foriegn Ministry said it denies the United States allegations of it’s involvement in chemical weapons. They were referred to as “misleading” and “completely baseless.” The objective stated behind these allegations was initiated to “justify a new aggresion on Syria under ill-founded pretexts.”  This is…

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Russia Responding to US Jet shooting down Syrian Bomber

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Over the course of the weekend, the United States military has done something that they’ve yet to do in over a decade.  On Sunday June 18th, a U.S. Navy Fighter Jet struck down a Syrian multi-use tactical bomber after several failed attempts of communicating with the Syrian Su-22.  This is the first time the United States has provided the orders to shoot down a foreign manned aircraft since 1999.  Through the rules of engagement provided, and in self-defense of a strike from the bomber, the Su-22 was shot down immediately…

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