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Pentagon: Russia sending tanks to Syria ~ link ~
Russia has dispatched about seven tanks into Syria and is increasing its military flights to the country as well, the Pentagon says.
“We have movement of people and things that would indicate that they plan to use that base south of Latakia as a forward air operating base,” Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said on Monday. “That airport is being readied to be used as a forward air base,” Davis added, according to The Hill.