The decision on the withdrawal of the main Russian forces of Syria’s President Vladimir Putin had not discussed any of the world leaders, except the President of the Arab Republic Bashar al-Assad. About it has informed journalists a press-Secretary of Putin, Dmitry Peskov, reports korrespodent.
On Monday evening at a meeting with the foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov and head of the defense Ministry Sergei Shoigu, Putin ordered the withdrawal of the main Russian forces of Syria. The operation will begin tomorrow, March 15.
Later on the Kremlin website appeared a message which said to call Putin-Assad, during which the Russian leader and told him of his decision.
As explained by Sands, we are Talking about the withdrawal of Russian forces, but the air force base in Hamima and naval base of Tartus in Syria will remain. On the orders of Putin will be ensured the full safety of these facilities from the air, land and sea, said Sands. He added that these military installations will perform functions to monitor the implementation of the ceasefire.