Syria condemns ‘cowardly’ US airstrikes near Syrian-Iraqi border: FM

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Damascus denounced on Friday Washington’s overnight strike on Iran-backed fighters in east Syria, calling it a “bad sign” from the new administration of US President Joe Biden, state media reported.

Syria “strongly condemns the cowardly American aggression” on Deir Ezzor province, its foreign ministry said in a statement carried by the official SANA news agency.

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“It is a bad sign regarding the policies of the new US administration which should adhere to international” norms.

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