Putin says Russian frigates in Mediterranean on standby over Syria threat

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May 16, 2018 14:58
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SOCHI - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russian military vessels with Kalibr cruise missiles would be on permanent standby in the Mediterranean.

Addressing the Russian high military command at a meeting in the Black Sea city of Sochi, Putin said the deployment was "due to the remaining terrorist threat in Syria."

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