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    The United States' military build-up in southern Syria violates the norms of international law, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Thursday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The United States last week transferred two high mobility multiple-launch rocket systems from Jordan to the US special operations forces base at At Tanf.

    "This is an active US build-up of its military presence in the southern regions of sovereign Syria in violation of international law," Zakharova told reporters at a weekly briefing.

    The US-led coalition against Daesh has twice struck Syrian-government aligned forces in the At Tanf area.

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