FILE - In this file photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009, a Russian Yak-130 training jet is seen at MAKS-2009 (the International Aviation and Space Show) in Zhukovsky, Russia. Russia has no intention of curtailing military cooperation with Damascus despite calls from the West to stop arming Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime, a senior Russian government official said Tuesday March 13, 2012. Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov said that Russia will abide by existing contracts to deliver weapons to Syria despite Assad's yearlong crackdown on the opposition, in which over 7,500 people have been killed. (AP Photo/Misha Japaridze, file)

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FILE -  In this file photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009, a Russian Yak-130 training jet is seen at  MAKS-2009 (the International Aviation and Space Show) in Zhukovsky, Russia. Russia has no intention of curtailing military cooperation with Damascus despite calls from the West to stop arming Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime, a senior Russian government official said Tuesday March 13, 2012. Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov said that Russia will abide by existing contracts to deliver weapons to Syria despite Assad's yearlong crackdown on the opposition, in which over 7,500 people have been killed.  (AP Photo/Misha Japaridze, file)
FILE - In this file photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009, a Russian Yak-130 training jet is seen at MAKS-2009 (the International Aviation and Space Show) in Zhukovsky, Russia. Russia has no intention of curtailing military cooperation with Damascus despite calls from the West to stop arming Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime, a senior Russian government official said Tuesday March 13, 2012. Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov said that Russia will abide by existing contracts to deliver weapons to Syria despite Assad's yearlong crackdown on the opposition, in which over 7,500 people have been killed. (AP Photo/Misha Japaridze, file)
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