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Russia Suspends Syria "Air Safety" Agreement with US

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In response to...Trump’s strike on an airbase controlled by Syria...Russia acted swiftly in its condemnation...declared the strike was a “violation of international law” and an “act of aggression against a sovereign nation.”

The real motive, according to Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, was to draw attention away from civilian casualties in Iraq. Russia is now calling for a UN security council meeting to talk it over.

The suspension of the deal on airspace safety in Syria has so far been the most concrete Russian response.

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David William Pear is currently a columnist and Senior Contribution Editor of The Greanville Post. His articles and essays focus on U.S. foreign and military policy. He is an advocate for peace, ending wars of aggression, and promoting (more...)

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