Russia Says Its Planes Are Carrying Military Goods to Syria

September 10, 2015 11:34 AM

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Russian aircraft flying into Syria are delivering military supplies and humanitarian aid — but he shed no light on what the U.S. and NATO worry is a Russian military buildup at a Syrian airfield.

Russia has backed Syrian President Bashar Assad throughout the country's 4 ½-year civil war, providing weapons and military experts to train Syria's military.

Also read: Thousands flee Syria’s Aleppo as Assad nears victory

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