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Australia’s military temporarily halts air missions over Syria after shooting down of jet by US

Temporarily Halting Air Missions Over Syria, Following The Shooting Down Of A Syrian Jet By US Forces, Said Australia’s Military On Tuesday.

PTI | Updated on: 20 Jun 2017, 01:30:09 PM
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Temporarily halting air missions over Syria, following the shooting down of a Syrian jet by US forces, said Australia’s military on Tuesday.

“As a precautionary measure, Australian Defence Force strike operations into Syria have temporarily ceased,” a defence spokeswoman said in a statement.

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First Published : 20 Jun 2017, 01:27:00 PM