US sources: Russian cruise missiles aimed at Syria crashed in Iran

The Defense Ministry in Moscow Friday angrily denied as “lies” US reports that at least four missiles aimed at Syria from Russian warships in the Caspian Sea had crashed in Iran which, with Iraq, was on their flight path. All the missiles fired reached their targets, said the Russian official. The US report would point to poor  quality maintenance in the Russian Navy, which was described as having fired its new Kaliber missile for the first time in combat. 


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