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April 13, 2015

(FILES) A picture taken in 1996 shows Russian SS300 air-defence missiles being prepared to be launched at a military training ground in Russia. Russia has delivered sophisticated air defence missiles to Syria, President Bashar al-Assad has implied in an interview to be aired on May 30, 2013 on Lebanon’s Al-Manar television, the network said. AFP PHOTO VLADIMIR MASHATIN