US May Build Up Forces over 24 Hours for Syria Strike: Russia

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The US Army may build up its grouping of forces in the Middle East over 24 hours for a missile strike against Syria, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday.

US May Build Up Forces over 24 Hours for Syria Strike: Russia

"They [the United States] may build up missile capabilities for strikes on Syria just over 24 hours," Zakharova said.

"Currently, the strike grouping of the United States, France and Great Britain comprises strategic and tactical aircraft at airbases in Jordan, Kuwait and Crete. It consists of about 70 carriers, around 380 airborne cruise missiles and also two US destroyers - USS Carney and USS Ross - each carrying 28 Tomahawks on board," the Russian diplomat added, Tass news agency said.

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