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First US-Russian air clash builds up as Moscow orders US planes to exit Syrian air space - Headlines - 9.30.15 W: A day after the White House said that “clarity” on Russian intentions in Syria had been achieved at the Obama­Putin summit in New York, the Russian President Vladimir Putin notched up the military tensions around Syria Wednesday, Sept. 30. A senior US official said that Russian diplomats had sent an official demarche ordering US planes to quit Syria, adding that Russian fighter jets were now flying over Syrian territory. US military sources told Fox News that US planes would not comply with the Russian demand. "There is nothing to indicate that we are changing operations over Syria," a senior defense official said.

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