Russia sends intelligence ship to Syria coast: Report
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Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 16:04
  
Moscow: Russia has sent a reconnaissance vessel from its Black Sea fleet to the coast off Syria, as Moscow anxiously watches Western plans for military action against the Damascus regime, a report said Monday.

The SSV-201 intelligence ship Priazovye started its voyage yesterday evening "to the appointed region of military service in the eastern Mediterranean," a military source told the Interfax news agency.

"The crew have the mission... Of collecting operative information in the region of an escalating conflict," it added.

AFP


First Published: Monday, September 02, 2013, 16:03


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