Russia says U.S. moves rocket launching system to Syria: agencies

Reuters News
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Posted: Jun 15, 2017 11:05 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The United States has moved the HIMARS multiple rocket launchers from Jordan to Syria, Russian news agencies cited Russia's Defense Ministry as saying on Thursday.

The HIMARS, which stands for High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, could be used against Syrian government forces, the ministry said.

(Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Writing by Dmitry Solovyov)