US spy chief says expects Russia plans to expand presence in Syria base

By REUTERS
November 17, 2016 17:45

WASHINGTON - The US Director of National Intelligence said Russia was planning on expanding its presence at its naval base in Tartous, Syria to support its naval operations in the eastern Mediterranean.

James Clapper also said he did not expect a "significant change in Russian behavior" when asked about Russia's hacking activities.


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