Russia Says Sees Signs US Preparing for Possible Strike on Syria

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The Russian Ministry of Defense said on Monday it had noticed Washington was building up its military forces in the Middle East in preparation for what Moscow feared was a possible strike on Syrian government forces, Russian news agencies reported.

Major-General Igor Konashenkov was quoted by agencies as saying that the USS Ross, a guided-missile destroyer, had entered the Mediterranean on Aug. 25 armed with 28 Tomahawk cruise missiles capable of hitting any target in Syria.

by Reuters and Algemeiner Staff

{Matzav.com}

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