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Explaining the US-Russia 'deconfliction line' and the consequences of cutting it

The precautionary move, revealed in statistics made public by the command on Saturday, was taken as Russian officials have threatened to suspend the communication line the U.S. and Russian militaries use to notify each other about air operations in Syria.

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has cancelled his trip to Moscow following US missile strikes in Syria, which Moscow has denounced.

Sir Michael, writing in the Sunday Times, said the Kremlin was responsible "by proxy" as the "principal backer" of President Bashar al-Assad's regime.

"I think the president has been quite clear.

And we believe that the first priority is the defeat of ISIS", Tillerson said in a clip made public on the eve of the Sunday talkshow's air time.

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There's been "no change" to the USA military stance in Syria beyond the missile strike in retaliation for the Assad government's use of chemical weapons on its citizens, yet the action carries a message for other countries acting outside worldwide norms, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said.

The United States has blamed the chemical weapons attack on the Assad regime, which has been embroiled in a civil war against various opposition groups, including moderate rebels and US -designated terrorist organizations since 2011.

Tillerson is expected in Moscow this week for talks with Russian officials.

On Saturday, one woman was killed in a suspected Russian air strike on Khan Sheikhun, the Observatory said.

"Other than that, there is no change to our military posture", he told host George Stephanopoulos.

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There was little doubt the missile strikes would be seen in Pyongyang as a message.

Some US and other Western counterterrorism officials have said the missile strike could, nonetheless make the fight against the IS in Syria more hard.

"This strike was related exclusively to the most recent horrific use of chemical weapons against women, children, and as the President said, even small babies", Tillerson said on ABC's "This Week". And Tillerson said "steps are underway" to organize a coalition to remove him from power.

The White House says President Donald Trump spoke with Saudi Arabia's king about Syria and he "reaffirmed strong Saudi support for the United States' military strike against the Sayrat airfield". Meanwhile, Tillerson suggested that the airstrikes hadn't really changed priorities toward ousting Assad. "The president will make whatever decision he thinks is in the best interest of the American people".

The Syrian opposition, which long accused the Obama administration of inaction, wants the USA attack to be the start of a more aggressive policy toward Assad.

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So far, the Russian military does not appear to have taken any threatening actions, such as directing its battlefield radar or air defense systems to confront the Americans, or carrying out aggressive actions in the skies, USA officials said.



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