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Russian air missiles for Syria

Russia's deputy foreign minister has confirmed that Moscow will provide Syria with state-of-the art air defence missiles to prevent foreign intervention in the country.

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Russian FM: Action over Syria 'undermines' peace talks

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Credit: Reuters/Denis Sinyakov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said that actions taken by Western countries are undermining the idea of conference on Syria, according to Reuters.

"A whole range of actions that have been undertaken, not without the participation and not without the support of our Western partners including the United States and France...are serving to undermine the idea of calling a conference," Russian news agencies quoted him as saying.

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