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US Warns Russia Over Missile Defense for Syria
By The Associated Press
Sept. 24, 2018
NEW YORK — The Trump administration is warning Russia that supplying Syria with an advanced missile defense system would be a "major mistake" and should be reconsidered. It also says U.S. forces will not leave Syria until Iran leaves.
"We have American forces in the area we're concerned about," Bolton said. "The Israelis have a legitimate right to self-defense against this Iranian aggressive behavior, and what we're all trying to do is reduce tensions, reduce the possibility of major new hostilities. That's why the president has spoken to this issue and why we would regard introducing the S300 as a . major mistake."
Bolton said the U.S. would keep a military presence in Syria until Iran is no longer active there.
"We're not going to leave as long as Iranian troops are outside Iranian borders and that includes Iranian proxies and militias," he said.
originally posted by: RAY1990
a reply to: CriticalStinker
I feel people with our stance towards international power plays are fast becoming a minority of minorities.
We're on the road to nowhere...
John Bolton mentioned recently while commenting on the unacceptable transaction of Russia delivering the S-300 air defense missile system to Syria that we are committed to the protection of our Israeli allies