Syria sent a battalion of military police from Ingushetia

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To Syria from Ingushetia sent a battalion of military police, the head of the Republic Yunus-Bek Yevkurov. Earlier, the head of Chechnya said that the battalion of the military police in Syria are the Chechens

The head of Ingushetia, Yunus-Bek Yevkurov said in an interview with “RIA Novosti” that the Republic of Syria sent a battalion of military police of the defense Ministry. “We departed to Syria battalion of the military police from among the residents of the Republic for the work in those localities, cities where divorced parties signed a peace agreement,” he said.

Yevkurov noted that the purpose of the battalion peacekeeping mission to ensure the safety of the air group of the Russian Military space forces, and of the Centre for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria. “I am confident that our boys will adequately perform the tasks of the Supreme commander of the defence Minister”, — said the head of the Republic.

That Syria deployed a battalion of military police to maintain order in the liberated territories, reported 23 Dec 2016 President Vladimir Putin the Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu.

On the same day media reported about the arrival of the battalion he made the March from the base of Hamim in the city of Aleppo. The military police, as reported, will be part of the territorial departments of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties, they are entrusted with the security troops of the Center, experts of the Russian International mine action centre, as well as to staff mobile hospitals and humanitarian convoys. In addition, it was specified in the defense Ministry, the military police should help to provide order to local authorities.

On 23 January the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov told about the meeting of the state Duma Deputy Adam Delimkhanov and the mufti of the Republic of Salah Hadji mezhieva with serving in Syria Chechens. It is noted Kadyrov, the battalions of the military police of the Ministry of defense, “which serve young people from Chechnya”.

Two days ago, February 11, Kadyrov said that the Chechens who went to Aleppo in the battalion of the military police before sending completed special training to help them “establish contact” with the people of Syria. He explained that the tasks of the police in Syria — the preservation of peace on the liberated territories. “Tatars, Russians, Chechens — they protect the Muslims,” — said Kadyrov.

25 Dec “Novaya Gazeta” wrote that one of the tasks of the battalion of the military police, formed of natives of Chechnya, was the site preparation and security for the concert of the ensemble. Alexandrov, whose members were among the victims of the crash of Tu-154 over the Black sea.

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