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Assad accuses Israel over attack

Israel's defence minister has implied responsibility for an airstrike on a military site near Damascus last week. President Bashar al-Assad has accused Israel of trying to destabilise Syria.

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Russia 'very concerned' about 'attacks on Syria'

Russia said it was very concerned about reports of an Israeli air attack inside Syria, and that any such action, if confirmed, would amount to unacceptable military interference. The Russian Foreign Ministry said:

If this information is confirmed, then we are dealing with unprovoked attacks on targets on the territory of a sovereign country, which blatantly violates the U.N. Charter and is unacceptable, no matter the motives to justify it.

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