Russia says US moves rocket launching system to Syria

June 15, 2017 18:04

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MOSCOW - The United States has moved the HIMARS multiple rocket launchers from Jordan to Syria, Russian news agencies cited Russia's Defence Ministry as saying on Thursday.

The HIMARS, which stands for High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, could be used against Syrian government forces, the ministry said.

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