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Syria is ready for potential foreign attacks, says government

31 August 2013 Last updated at 22:41 BST

The Syrian government has said the country's army is ready for potential foreign attacks and "has its finger on the trigger".

Reports from Damascus say the Syrian military has been moving equipment to civilian areas, including near schools and mosques, in anticipation of possible US-led strikes.

Caroline Wyatt reports.