Russian military says will respond if U.S. strikes Syria: RIA




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  • 2018-03-13 08:27:29Z
  • By Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian military will respond to a U.S. 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.

(Reporting by Katya Golubkova; Writing by Polina Nikolskaya; Editing by Andrew Osborn)

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