After US President Donald Trump ordered 59 missile strike on Syria Thursday, a Russian warship sails into Syria, the eastern Mediterranean Sea Friday and is headed toward the two U.S. Navy destroyers that launched the missile strikes into Syria, Stingged has learned.
The Russian frigate, Admiral Grigorovich RFS-494, crossed through the Bosphorus Strait “a few hours ago” from the Black Sea, according to a U.S. defense official.
Also Friday, one of the US destroyers left the waters to an undisclosed location to rearm amidst growing tensions just catapulted by the Trump ordered missile strike, something experts say puts US and the Kremlin at loggerhead.
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Trump said the strike is a “one-time off” strike in retaliation on an alleged chemical weapon attack on civilians earlier this week.
One military-diplomatic source in Moscow told the Russian TASS news agency that the Admiral Grigorovich would make a stop at a Syrian base.
“The Russian ship armed with cruise missiles Kalibr will visit the logistics base in Tartus, Syria,” the source said.
The Russian destroyer was near the Black Sea Traits TASS reported. It noted that the frigate recently stockpiled its supplies at the Russian city of Novorossiisk and was in a joint exercise with Turkish ships in the Black Sea.
The source spoke on anonymity said the stay of the destroyer in Syria would depend on the situation – buy “in any way it will last more than a month.”
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