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    Russia Arming Syria to Counter Terrorism

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    Russian weapons will help the Syrian Army defeat terrorism.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The weapons being sent to the Syrian Armed Forces are meant for countering terrorist threats, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in a commentary Wednesday.

    “The arms being sent to the Syrian Army are for the purpose of countering terrorist threats that have reached insurmountable sizes in Syria and neighboring Iraq,” Zakharova said.

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