BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria’s foreign ministry on Wednesday warned a U.S.-led military coalition of the “dangers of escalation” and demanded that it stop carrying out air strikes against pro-Damascus forces, state television reported.
It called the coalition illegitimate and said its actions only served to strengthen Islamic State. It did not elaborate or issue a specific threat.
The statement came hours after a military alliance fighting in support of Damascus threatened to hit U.S. positions in Syria - a response to U.S. air strikes on pro-Syrian government forces on Tuesday.
Reporting by John Davison; Editing by Hugh Lawson
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