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Moscow Concerned by US Plans for No-Fly Zone in Syria
Posted By yihan On June 20, 2013 @ 12:18 pm In World News | Comments Disabled
RIA Novosti 
June 20, 2013
Moscow has received no explanation from the United States over plans to establish a no-fly zone over Syria, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday.
Moscow has been concerned by reports that Washington is developing no-fly zone plans regardless of approval by the UN Security Council.
“We raised the issue with our American colleagues at the G8 summit, but they have provided no response,” Lavrov said, adding that Russia was also concerned by reports of US and Saudi Arabian arms supplies to the Syrian opposition  via Turkey.
According to the latest UN data, more than 90,000 people have been killed in Syria  since fighting broke out in March 2011 between government forces and rebels.
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URLs in this post:
 RIA Novosti: http://en.rian.ru/russia/20130620/181780377/Moscow-Concerned-by-US-Plans-for-No-Fly-Zone-in-Syria.html
 arms supplies to the Syrian opposition: http://en.rian.ru/russia/20130219/179572985/Arms-Supplies-to-Syrian-Rebels-Expanding---Moscow.html
 more than 90,000 people have been killed in Syria: http://en.rian.ru/world/20130613/181646138/Over-90000-Killed-in-Syria-Conflict---UN-.html
 Moscow Warns West of ‘Big War’ in Syria: http://www.prisonplanet.com/moscow-warns-west-of-%e2%80%98big-war%e2%80%99-in-syria.html
 Moscow surprised by US recognition of Syrian opposition – Lavrov: http://www.prisonplanet.com/moscow-surprised-by-us-recognition-of-syrian-opposition-lavrov.html
 Russia Denies Syria Plane had Weapons on Board: http://www.prisonplanet.com/russia-denies-syria-plane-had-weapons-on-board.html
 Armenia-to-Syria flight lands in Turkey for ‘security check’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/armenia-to-syria-flight-lands-in-turkey-for-security-check.html
 Lavrov: Russia will honor its S-300 missile contract with Damascus. Two Russian warships head for Syria: http://www.prisonplanet.com/lavrov-russia-will-honor-its-s-300-missile-contract-with-damascus-two-russian-warships-head-for-syria.html
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