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    Russian S-400 Systems Protecting Syria From Airspace Violations - PM Halqi

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    The Russian S-400 air defense systems are protecting Syria's airspace, the country's prime minister told Sputnik.

    DAMASCUS (Sputnik) –The presence of the Russian air defense systems does not allow anyone to violate Syria’s airspace, the Syrian prime minister told Sputnik.

    "We are reassured by the fact of the presence of the modern air defense systems, S-300 or S-400. Because they are guarding the sovereignty of the Syrian airspace, not allowing aircraft of any modifications to violate Syrian airspace," Wael Nader Halqi said.

    Russia deployed S-400 missile systems at its airbase in Syria following the downing of a Russian Su-24 Fencer by a Turkish F-16 fighter on November 24.

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