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  Iyar 19, 5773 , 28/05/13

Ya'alon: Russia Didn't Send Missiles to Syria Yet

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon said Tuesday that "the S-300 missiles have not yet been transferred from Russia to Bashar al-Assad's army. If they are transferred, we will know how to respond."

The government of Russia had planned to ship the long range missiles to Syria, which is currently in the midst of a civil war between the forces of President Bashar al-Assad and Syrian rebel groups. Syria is Israel's neighbor to the north. Several cross-border incidents have occurred in the past two months.

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