Russia sends missile systems to Syria: air force chief

Russia sends missile systems to Syria: air force chief

PanARMENIAN.Net - Russia has sent missile systems to Syria to protect its military forces there, the head of Russia's air force said on Thursday, November 5, Reuters reports.

Colonel General Viktor Bondarev said fighter jetscould be hijacked in countries neighboring Syria and used to attack Russian forces.

"We have calculated all possible threats. We have sent not only fighter jets, bombers and helicopters, but also missile systems," Bondarev told Komsomolskaya Pravda newspaper.

"We must be ready," he said.

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