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BREAKING: US coalition using illegal chemical weapons in Deir ez-Zor (GRAPHIC IMAGES)

At least three civilians have been killed.

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Syria has confirmed that the US led coalition whose very presence in Syria is illegal according to international law, has recently dropped white phosphorus munitions over a village in Deir ez-Zor.

Similar to the infamous napalm munitions the US used in the war on Vietnam, white phosphorus melts the skin off human bones, resulting in  an excruciatingly torturous death.

SANA reports that thus far three civilians have been killed while another five have been seriously injured.

Sputnik further reports,

“The news comes a day after a report that coalition airstrikes left nine civilians dead in the northeastern province Hasaka. Those killed included an Iraqi family of six that had escaped Daesh violence in Mosul, according to SANA. Citing sources, the agency added that the coalition had also launched airstrikes on the villages Hadaj, Huneidis and Hassan Ali near the Iraqi border, which has resulted in “huge material damage”.

The coalitions airstrikes have resulted in death of hundreds of people in Syria. On August 4, the coalition admitted that “at least 624 civilians have been unintentionally killed by Coalition strikes since the start of Operation Inherent Resolve” against Daesh in Iraq and Syria in 2014″.

The forensic and field images shown below, demonstrate what happens to human bodies after they are hit by white phosphorus

White phosphorus is highly noticeable when being dropped from war planes as it leaves a distinctive set of white vapour trails when dropped.

The US has previously used white phosphorus in Raqqa, Syria as well as in Mosul, Iraq.

UPDATE: White phosphorus in Mosul poses deadly risk to fleeing civilians

The current Ukrainian regime in Kiev has also used the banned munitions on civilian populations.

When Ukraine dropped chemical weapons on Donbass, the west didn’t care (VIDEO)

 

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So, I wonder if bush the III has rushed into mad dog’s office and done his routine about beautiful babies? The evil US empire just can’t help itself!

tom
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tom

The baby shown in the photograph above isn’t very beautiful. Hey, thanks a bunch, Uncle Sam!

seby
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MAGAA Make American Gangrenous Again and Again 🙁

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Again, this will never, ever be shown in the western MSM, never, because Norwegians air force, the one that bombed Libya most of the “coalition” forces, burned children alive an mass and Norwegians dont give an rats ass about this anyway. Yeah, Muslims terrorists anyway, right Yankikes. Nobody cares, not an single one, thru all this years I have never seen this kind of images on the Tube, have you, apart from some cuts from ww2 or maybe Vietnam. Phosphor, like Magnesium alloys, need Ox to burn, and if you get that on your body, it will burn even better,… Read more »

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“European economic and societal collapse by the year of 2028”: https://thesaker.is/pentago
“On the European Continent, hidden from the common ear and eye, clandestine warfare against European citizens is planned by – the German Bundeswehr, NATO and other European armed forces. They are preparing for subjugating possible social upheavals, if necessary killing their own citizens,,,,” : https://thesaker.is/germany
The US has already brought war to Europe: http://global-politics.eu/2017/08/26/kosovos-path-secular-nation-europes-jihadist-stronghold/

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I’m truly sorry for these lives lost to the genocidal US fascist regime acting out of desperation due to their humiliating defeat in Syria, but this is also a reason why Russia should extend the NFZ to cover all of it, minus (for now) the “kurdish” (they constitutes less than 50%) areas.

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colum

Get this out to all Alt- Press and YT, Brietbart and sources like Minds.com and Vid Me (plague the censors and inform the enlightened). US Mustn’t be allow to forget this, and the world needs to condemn it. Everytime the US show hypocracy, remind them of their past.

John Mason
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John Mason

Stop complaining and start retaliating by shooting down the invaders. Syria has a responsibility towards its’ citizens to protect them and its’ territory.

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They can’t retaliate. Retaliation is what the U.$. wants. They WANT the excuse to directly kill Syrian soldiers. The U.$. WANTS the justification for ‘defending their interests’ in someone else’s country. The reason the U.$. is doing this is to TRY and start a direct confrontation. The courts are the only way to address this. A stitched up International Court system. DOCUMENT DOCUMENT DOCUMENT DOCUMENT! Everything must be DOCUMENTED. Plaster it all over the net. Send these articles to your friends. Get everyone to notice what is being done. And ASK your local member of parliament what is the LEGAL… Read more »

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Exactly. The US and Israel want a confrontation as they wish to subjugate Syria and control the narrative.
With patience the US is being exposed a bit more every day and Israel is even now generally despised by many hundreds of millions around the globe.

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CDurrr

A cornered rat is more dangerous

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Folks, let us not forget that America is an ‘exceptional’ country which can bomb and gas its way anywhere in the world, with impunity.

seby
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America …. surely you mean U$ American CITIZENS

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Yes.. You’re damned right..! Those Americunts..! And yes I’ve never seen all these in YouTube… not to mention in the western MSM presstitute either..! I’m shocked to know what that thing can do..!!! I used to hear about it but have never seen any of the victim/s of these depleted fuxking stuffs or to what extent of damages can be done..! Some kinda war should be and must be brought to the Yankee land of Americu(n)..! So, what is The Useless so called World body will do about these..? Nothing..! All of their paychecks came from these Murders Mafia of… Read more »

Max Nel
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Those pictures, times that by a million and a half. Thats the number of victims of US criminality over the past 20 years alone

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Used quite liberally by the Empire has been depleted uranium also… and with monstrous consequences on humanity’s genetic material, e.g. in Iraq, in Yugoslavia, in Afghanistan, in Palestine, etc. The imperial bully and its despicable accomplices in Palestine will only learn when they are served the heaviest load ever of their own “medicine” at home… and many times over for good measure. Then, and then only will some form of basic sanity necessarily appear in the Empire. To repeat, the time for bear and panda hugging is over. This is total war on the world in the making by the… Read more »

Petrus Levelleri
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Petrus Levelleri

Disgusting Murican Imperialists!!!

Seán Murphy
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Seán Murphy

Are you related to Peter Lavelle?

tjoes
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tjoes

Is that the talk in your Israel basement….blame it all on “Muricans”?

André De Koning
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André De Koning

Like Israel in their Operation Cast Lead: white phosphorus and blowing civilians to smithereens in Gaza. Disgusting war criminals!

ignasi
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ignasi

The horrible depravity of the war is promoted by inhuman criminals.

tjoes
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A good read on the subject posted by PCR.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/47843.htm

Seán Murphy
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Seán Murphy

What has Ivanka got to say about monstrosity of her father and his generals? Or is her pity only for ISIS and Al Queda terrorists?

tjoes
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tjoes

She’s a good Jewish mom….and they are not Jewish….just animals to the princess.

nshah
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nshah

Then fuck the Jooz too..!

Marc Leif
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Marc Leif

Hard to think of what could be more evil and monstrous.

FlorianGeyer
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The US has indeed become a truly disgusting country.

DarkEyes
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Is this how Democracy, Free Trade and Happiness looks like?
AIPAC US INC. government must be brought before the Courts as warcriminals.
Plus all their handlers, as well. We must find a way to be able to stop this world conquering game by AIPAC Government in DC.

SFC Steven M Barry USA RET
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It is my sincere wish that the US be visited with everything it is doing to everybody else.

Z54
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Just waiting for the day when there are UN Inspectors in an area and they get incinerated by some amerikan white phos., then we will get to watch the UN grovel before the US war criminals insistence that the aircraft that dropped the munitions and had amerikan markings were actually Russian aircraft painted to look like amerikan aircraft. Rachel Madcow will have a field day on MSDNCia!

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What’s with the photo of a dog eating a corpse on a green lawn? It does not look right. It looks like some old horror movie stock. Why is the lawn not scorched? Why are we still using stock photos to “illustrate” real events? Looks dodgy, even if it is legit. Over the top. The first photo would have been fine by itself if it is made clear that it was not from the actual event. Don’t use the same tactics as the main stream media. Sensational editorial decisions.

Heaford Anthony
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Very well said – an ‘outrage’ article with no facts or substance to it, which will ultimately only detract from efforts for accountability.

And please know that i am NOT someone who would defend the illegal use of white phosphorus, as my firsthand report from Afghanistan demonstrates i think. VERY poor effort by the duran staff in my opinion.

http://thequietmancunian.com/afghanistan/british-war-crimes.html

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Photos of swastika on Ukrainian mall stairway creates a stir [Video]

Ukrainian nationalist press in damage-control mode to explain away the Nazi sign, but they forgot the name of the street the mall is on.

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One of the aspects of news about Ukraine that does not make it past the gatekeepers of the American and Western news media is how a significant contingent of Ukrainian nationalists have espoused a sense of reverence for Nazis. The idea that this could even happen anywhere in the world in an open manner makes the claim seem too absurd to be taken seriously. Gone are the days when the Nazi swastika adorned streets and buildings in Europe. Right?

Well, maybe, wrong.

This was seen in Kyiv’s Gorodok (or Horodok, if you insist) Gallery, a shopping center in that city, located on Bandera Avenue.

The pro-nationalist news service UNIAN wasted no time going to press with their explanation of this incident, which admittedly may be accurate:

Children and teenagers who participated in the All-Ukrainian break dance festival held in the Kyiv-based Gorodok Gallery shopping mall were shocked to see a swastika image projected onto an LED staircase.

The mall administration apologized to visitors, explaining saying that their computer system had apparently been hacked.

“The administration and staff have no relation to whatever was projected onto the LED-staircase, and in no way does it support such [an] act. Now we are actively searching for those involved in the attack,” it said in a statement.

According to Gorodok Gallery’s administrative office, it was not the first time a cyber breach took place.

As reported earlier, Ukraine is believed to be a testing ground for cyberattacks, many of which are launched from Russia. Hackers have earlier targeted critical energy infrastructure, state institutions, banks, and large businesses.

This time, it appears, hackers aimed to feed the Kremlin’s narrative of “Nazis in power in Ukraine” and create a relevant hype-driving viral story for Russian media to spread it worldwide.

The Gorodok Gallery also apologized on its Facebook page and said that this was a result of hacking.

But what about the street that the mall is on? From the self-same Facebook page, this is what we see:


To translate, for those who do not read Ukrainian or Russian, the address says the following:

23 Steven Bandera Prospekt, Kyiv, Ukraine 04073

This street was formerly called “Moscow Avenue.” Big change, as we shall see.

Steven Bandera got his birthday designated as a national holiday in Ukraine last December. He is known in Ukraine’s history for one thing. According to the Jerusalem Post:

The street where the shopping mall is located is named for Stepan Bandera, a Ukrainian nationalist who briefly collaborated with Nazi Germany in its fight against Russia.

His troops are believed to have killed thousands of Jews.

Several Israeli papers picked this bit of news up, and of course, the reasons are understandable. However, for the West, it appears possible that this news event will largely go unnoticed, even by that great nation that is often called “Israel’s proxy”, the United States.

This is probably because for certain people in the US, there is a sense of desperation to mask the nature of events that are happening in Ukraine.

The usual fare of mainstream news for the West probably consists of things like “Putin’s military seizes innocent Ukrainian sailors in Kerch incident” or, “Ukraine’s Orthodox Church declared fully independent by Patriarch of Constantinople” (not that too many Americans know what a Constantinople even is, anyway), but the overriding narrative for the American people about this country is “Ukraine are the good guys, and Russia are the bad guys,” and this will not be pushed aside, even to accommodate the logical grievance of Israel to this incident.

If this article gets to Western papers at all, it will be the UNIAN line they adhere to, that evil pro-Russia hackers caused this stairway to have a swastika to provoke the idea that Ukraine somehow supports Naziism.

But UNIAN neglected to mention that the street name was recently changed to Stephan Bandera (in 2016), and no one appears to have hacked this. Nor does UNIAN talk about the Azov fighters that openly espoused much of the Nazi ideology. For nationalist Ukrainians, this is all for the greater good of getting rid of all things Russia.

A further sad fact about this is the near impossibility of getting assuredly honest and neutral information about this and other similar happenings. Both Ukrainian nationalists and Russian media agencies have dogs in the race, so to speak. They are both personally connected to these events. However, the Russian media cannot be discounted here, because they do offer a witness and perspective, probably the closest to any objective look at what is going on in Ukraine. We include a video of a “torchlight march” that took place in 2017 that featured such hypernationalist activity, which is not reported in the West.

More such reports are available, but this one seemed the best one to summarize the character of what is going on in the country.

While we do not know the motive and identities of whoever programmed the swastika, it cannot really be stated that this was just a random publicity stunt in a country that has no relationship with Nazi veneration.

The street the mall is on bears witness to that.

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It’s Back to the Iran-Contra Days Under Trump

Abrams and his cronies will not stop with Venezuela.

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Authored by Wayne Madsen, via The Strategic Culture Foundation:


Showing that he is adopting the neoconservative playbook every day he remains in office, Donald Trump handed the neocons a major win when he appointed Iran-contra scandal felon Elliott Abrams as his special envoy on Venezuela. Abrams pleaded guilty in 1991 to two counts of withholding information on the secret sale of US weapons for cash to help illegally supply weapons to the Nicaraguan right-wing contras, who were battling against the government of President Daniel Ortega. Abrams would have headed to a federal prison, but President George H. W. Bush, an unindicted co-conspirator in the scandal, issued pardons to Abrams and his five fellow conspirators – former Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger, former National Security Adviser Robert McFarlane, and former Central Intelligence Agency officials Alan Fiers, Duane “Dewey” Clarridge, and Clair George – on Christmas Eve 1991, during the final weeks of Bush’s lame duck administration.

Abrams escaped being charged with more serious crimes by Independent Counsel Lawrence Walsh because he cut a last-minute deal with federal prosecutors. Trump, who has made no secret of his disdain for cooperating federal witnesses, would have normally called Abrams a “rat,” a gangster term meaning informant. The man who helped engineer the pardons for Abrams and his five convicted friends was none other than Bush’s Attorney General, William Barr, who has just been sworn in as Trump’s Attorney General. Trump, who is always decrying the presence of the “deep state” that thwarts his very move, has become the chief guardian of that entity.

During a recent hearing of the US House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, newly-minted congresswoman Ilhan Omar, Democrat of Minnesota, reminded her colleagues and the world about the sordid background of Abrams.

Omar zeroed in on Abrams’s criminal history:

“Mr. Abrams, in 1991 you pleaded guilty to two counts of withholding information from Congress regarding the Iran-Contra affair, for which you were later pardoned by President George H.W. Bush. I fail to understand why members of this committee or the American people should find any testimony you give today to be truthful.”

Abrams, as is the nature of neocons, refused to respond to Omar and cited her comments as “personal attacks.”

Abrams’s and his fellow criminals’ use of mercenaries and “death squads” to conduct secret wars in Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala during the Ronald Reagan administration in the 1980s has made a re-entrance under Trump. Abrams was brought on board by neocons like National Security Adviser John Bolton, Vice President Mike Pence, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to oversee a US military build-up in Colombia, said to be 5000 US troops, to support Venezuelan paramilitary and military efforts to topple President Nicolas Maduro. Abrams and Bolton are also believed to have retained the services of another unindicted conspirator in the Iran-contra affair, Michael Ledeen, a colleague of the disgraced and convicted former Trump National Security Adviser, retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn. Ledeen and Flynn co-authored a book titled, “The Field of Fight: How We Can Win the Global War Against Radical Islam and its Allies.” The book contains nothing more than the standard neocon tripe one might expect from the likes of Ledeen.

An official investigation of the Iran-contra scandal by the late Republican Senator John Tower of Texas concluded that Abrams’s and Ledeen’s friend, Iranian-Jewish middleman Manucher Ghorbanifar, a long-time Mossad asset and well-known prevaricator, was extremely instrumental in establishing the back-channel arms deals with Iran. Ghorbanifar has long been on the CIA “burn list” as an untrustworthy charlatan, along with others in the Middle East of similar sketchy credentials, including the Iraq’s Ahmad Chalabi, Syria’s Farid “Frank” Ghadry, and Lebanon’s Samir “Sami” Geagea. These individuals, however, were warmly embraced by neocons like Abrams and his associates.

Abrams, whose links with Israeli intelligence has always been a point of consternation with US counter-intelligence officials, is part of an old cabal of right-wing anti-Soviet Democrats who coalesced around Senator Henry Jackson in the 1970s. Along with Abrams, this group of war hawks included Richard Perle, Frank Gaffney, William Kristol, Douglas Feith, Lewis “Scooter” Libby, Abram Shulsky, and Paul Wolfowitz. Later, this group would have its fingerprints on major US foreign policy debacles, ranging from Nicaragua and Grenada to Lebanon, Iraq, and Libya. Later, in December 2000, these neocons managed to convince president-elect George W. Bush of the need to “democratize” the Middle East. That policy would later bring not democracy but disaster to the Arab Middle East and North Africa.

Abrams and his cronies will not stop with Venezuela. They have old scores to settle with Nicaraguan President Ortega. The initiation of “regime change” operations in Nicaragua, supported by the CIA and the US Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) in Miami, have been ongoing for more than a year.

The Trump administration has already achieved a regime change victory of sorts in El Salvador. Nayib Bukele, the former mayor of San Salvador, who was expelled from the formerly-ruling left-wing Farabundo Marti National Liberation (FMLN) party and joined the right-wing GANA party, was recently elected president of El Salvador. Bukele has quickly re-aligned his country’s policies with those of the Trump administration. Bukele has referred to President Maduro of Venezuela as a “dictator.” He has also criticized the former FMLN government’s recognition of China and severance of diplomatic ties with Taiwan. It will be interesting to see how a sycophant like Bukele will politically survive as Trump continues to call hapless asylum-seeking migrants from his country, who seek residency in the United States, “rapists, gang monsters, murderers, and drug smugglers.”

Another country heading for a US-installed “banana republic” dictator is Haiti. President Jovenal Moise has seen rioting in the streets of Port-au-Prince as the US State Department removed all “non-essential” personnel from the country. Moise, whose country has received $2 billion in oil relief from Venezuela, to help offset rising fuel prices, has continued to support the Maduro government. However, at the US-run and neo-colonial artifice, the Organization of American States (OAS), Moise’s envoys have been under tremendous pressure to cut ties with Venezuela and recognize the US puppet Juan Guaido as Venezuelan president. Moise’s refusal to do so resulted in armed gangs hitting the streets of Port-au-Prince demanding Moise’s resignation. It is the same neocon “regime change” playbook being used in Venezuela and Nicaragua.

There will be similar attempts to replace pro-Maduro governments in his remaining allies in the region. These include Suriname, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

Abrams was also brought in as an adviser on Middle East policy in the George W. Bush administration. The carnage of Iraq is a stark testament to his record. In 2005, it was reported that two key Bush White House officials – Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove and Deputy National Security Adviser Elliot Abrams – gave a “wink and a nod” for the assassinations by Israeli-paid operatives of three key Lebanese political figures seeking a rapprochement with Syria and Lebanese Hezbollah – Member of Parliament Elie Hobeika, former Lebanese Communist Party chief George Hawi, and former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.

In 2008, a United Nations panel headed by former Canadian prosecutor Daniel Bellemare later concluded Hariri was assassinated by a “criminal network” and not by either Syrian and Lebanese intelligence or Lebanese Hezbollah as proffered by Abrams and his friends in Washington.

Representative Omar was spot on in questioning why Abrams, whose name is as disgraced as his two fellow conspirators – Oliver North and John Poindexter – whose criminal convictions were overturned on appeal, is working for the Trump administration on Venezuela. The answer is that the neocons, who can sense, like raptors, Trump’s political weakness, have filled the vacuum left by top-level vacancies in the administration.

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Putin: If mid-range missiles deployed in Europe, Russia will station arms to strike decision centers

Putin: If US deploys mid-range missiles in Europe, Russia will be forced to respond.

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If the US deploys intermediate-range missiles in Europe, Moscow will respond by stationing weapons aimed not only against missiles themselves, but also at command and control centers, from which a launch order would come.

The warning came from President Vladimir Putin, who announced Russia’s planned actions after the US withdraws from the INF Treaty – a Cold War-era agreement between Washington and Moscow which banned both sides form having ground-based cruise and ballistic missiles and developing relevant technology.

The US is set to unilaterally withdraw from the treaty in six months, which opens the possibility of once again deploying these missiles in Europe. Russia would see that as a major threat and respond with its own deployments, Putin said.

Intermediate-range missiles were banned and removed from Europe because they would leave a very short window of opportunity for the other side to decide whether to fire in retaliation after detecting a launch – mere minutes. This poses the threat of an accidental nuclear exchange triggered by a false launch warning, with the officer in charge having no time to double check.

“Russia will be forced to create and deploy weapon systems, which can be used not only against the territories from which this direct threat would be projected, but also against those territories where decision centers are located, from which an order to use those weapons against us may come.” The Russian president, who was delivering a keynote address to the Russian parliament on Wednesday, did not elaborate on whether any counter-deployment would only target US command-and-control sites in Europe or would also include targets on American soil.

He did say the Russian weapon system in terms of flight times and other specifications would “correspond” to those targeting Russia.

“We know how to do it and we will implement those plans without a delay once the relevant threats against us materialize,”he said.

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