MOSCOW, March 15. The Russian defense Minister, army General Sergei Shoigu in accordance with the order of the Supreme commander gave instructions on the relocation from 15 March to Russia the main part of the group of the Russian Armed Forces, carrying out tasks to destroy the terrorists in Syria. This was reported by the press service and information of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation.
Putin ordered the withdrawal of troops from Syria and focus on peace talks
“The technical staff of the airbase started to prepare the aircraft for the implementation of long flights on the airfield in the Russian Federation. Personnel load equipment, logistical means and equipment for aircraft military transport aviation”, – stated in the message.
Planes from the air base Hamim will perform the flights at the permanent deployment on the territory of Russia air echelons in support of aircraft of the Military transport aviation. If you are doing long flights for a distance of over 5 thousand kilometers, the aircraft will make a stopover at the airports of the Russian Federation for refueling and inspection of the technical condition.
The decision to withdraw
On Monday, President Vladimir Putin ordered Sergei Shoigu to begin March 15 conclusion of the main part of the Russian troops from Syria. At the same time the head of state instructed the Minister of foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov to intensify Russia’s participation in organizing the peace settlement process in Syria.
While our military personnel, soldiers and officers showed professionalism, consistency, ability to organize work fighting away from its territory with a military theatre of operations General borders
The decision on the withdrawal of troops, coordinated by Moscow with Damascus, made possible by the fact that the Russian group has achieved in front of her principal tasks, Putin stressed in a telephone conversation with Syrian President Bashar Assad.
As reported, the Russian President informed his American colleague Barack Obama. According to the newspaper Politico, the news W.