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American electronic reconnaissance aircraft flew near the Syrian border. About it reports “Interfax”, citing data from the Western aviation assets.
According to them, owned by the U.S. Navy Lockheed EP-3E Aries II hours flew South-West of Syria. He was in the air space over the international waters of the Mediterranean sea. It is noted that the plane took off from an air base Souda Bay on the Greek island of Crete.
Earlier on August 28, the Pentagon responded to the accusations of the Russian defense Ministry in the preparation of air strikes on Syria. According to his representative, stating that the US is massing forces for a missile strike, not true.
Prior to this the Russian defense Ministry said that U.S. building up arms and preparing a strike on Syria. According to the Ministry, Washington has deployed in the Persian Gulf, the destroyer The Sullivans with 56 cruise missiles on Board, and the air base al-Udeid air base in Qatar — the strategic bomber b-1B, armed with 24 missiles. It was noted that the reason for the attack could be a provocation with chemical weapons.
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