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US military actions in Syria target weapons, act as deterrent: White House

USmilitaryactivitiesinSyriatargetweaponsand ammunition andactasadeterrenceto Iran-backed separatist groupsinthe region that have attacked American personnel since the Israel-Hamas conflict, White House spokesman John Kirby said Thursday.

“Thistargetlast night was aweaponsammunition storage facility so we know that it had a practical impact on their ability to arm these groups, but also to send a strong signal ofdeterrence,” Kirby said on CNN afterUS strikes against a facilityineasternSyria.

(Published 09 November 2023, 15:08 IST)

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