“Russia will not cut military forces after the main phase of the operation in Syria

According to the forecast of the Russian Ministry of defense, the military operation in this country is close to completion

The pilot of the fighter-bomber su-34 airbase “Hamim”, Silifat TASS Vadim Savitsky

– A military operation in Syria could be completed by the end of this year, but Russia will not cut after this its military forces, said first Deputy head of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Frants Klintsevich.

“Until the end of the year is a pessimistic calculation – we will finish everything related to Syria and terrorism,” – said Klintsevich “Interfax” on Tuesday the exhibition “INTERPOLITEX-2017”.

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That the operation in Syria is coming to a close, said yesterday in tel Aviv, defense Minister, army General Sergei Shoigu at a meeting with defense Minister of Israel Avigdor Lieberman

According to Klintsevich, after the main phase of the military operation Russia will not cut military forces in Syria.

“As for the group we have there will be a military base and there is hardly the need of some reduction. There is 34 of the aircraft, remove them makes no sense,” the Senator said, without specifying whether this number not only aircraft, but also helicopters.

Last week, the chief of the Main operations Directorate of the General staff of the Russian Federation Sergey rudskoy has informed that the group ISIS (banned in Russia) controls less than 8% of the territory of Syria.

The Russian operation in Syria

The Russian military operation in Syria is from September 30, 2015. Russian military aviation support ground operations by Syrian army against terrorist groups. Russia has in Syria is the base Hamim and the home of the Russian Navy in Tartus. It was officially reported that in Syria there are Russian special operations forces.

Yesterday, the newspaper “Kommersant” reported that since the beginning of operations in Syria killed 41 Russian soldier.

About the imminent end of the war in Syria Shoigu reported to the state Duma in February of this year. He said that the Russian military has dealt a serious blow to the forces of international terrorists in Syria and prevented the disintegration of the country.

By the decision of Russian President Vladimir Putin on 15 March from Syria was initiated withdrawal of the Russian aviation group, as put before the Ministry of defense was accomplished. The President stated that the points of basing of the Russian Armed forces in Tartus and Mamimi will operate in the same mode and should be protected from land, sea and air.

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