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RUSSIA HALTS AGREEMENT WITH US TO AVOID CLASHES IN SYRIA AIRSPACE: MINISTRY

Moscow announced today it was halting an agreement with the United States aimed at avoiding clashes between their forces in the skies over Syria in response to Washington's strike in the war-torn country.

"The Russian side is halting the effect of the memorandum for prevention of incidents and ensuring safety of air flights during operations in Syria which was agreed with the US," a statement by the Russian foreign ministry said.

Source: National News Agency