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Russia bans passenger flights over Syria: Aviation agency

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 18:27

Moscow: Russia`s air transport agency on Tuesday banned all Russian civilian planes from flying through Syrian air space after the crew of a Russian passenger jet reported coming under threat over the war-torn country.

The federal agency Rosaviation said the ban on flights over Syria went into force on Monday and will remain in place until further notice.

First Published: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 18:27
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