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Russian Military Says It Will Respond if US Strikes Syria

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Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: Kremlin.ru via Wikimedia Commons.

The Russian military will respond to a US strike on Syria, targeting any missiles and launchers involved in such an attack, the RIA news agency reported on Tuesday.

RIA cited Valery Gerasimov, head of the General Staff, as saying that Moscow would retaliate if the lives of Russian servicemen in Syria were threatened.

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