The President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said on the question of journalists about the problems yesterday, told President Vladimir Putin, commenting on the results of the Russian operation in Syria. According to Peskov, the main of them was the work of art, however, he clarified that this information is “official character”.
“This is a such information of official character. But, of course, we are talking primarily about the functioning of the equipment of one or another, the work of those or other technical means. And, of course, this experience is analyzed in order to produce the necessary improvement of these technical means”, — quoted Peskov RIA Novosti.
For more information Peskov advised to apply directly to the Ministry of defense.
The day before, on may 10, Putin at the meeting with military leaders and the leadership of the defense industry discussed the results of the action of Air and space forces (VKS) and the Navy (Navy) of Russia during the operations in Syria. According to the President, videoconferencing and Navy “best” have shown the effectiveness and high quality of Russian weapons. However, Putin said “certain problems” in operations in Syria.
“The operation in Syria has identified certain problems and shortcomings. Each of them should be carried out the most thorough investigation I mean a professional investigation, the most thorough analysis”, — Putin said, specifying that the investigation “will Refine the future direction of development and improvement of military equipment”, although the specific claims in the presence of journalists were not announced.
Wednesday, may 4, the Russian defense Ministry announced the continuation of the withdrawal from Syria of Russian troops. As has declared then the official representative of the Ministry major General Igor Konashenkov, Syria withdraw all Russian su-25. He said that the airbase Hamim removed about 30 aircraft, as well as a significant number of personnel who was involved in the maintenance of equipment, transportation of ammunition and other supplies.
Currently, according to the representative of the Ministry of defense in Syria is “as much forces as we need in order to perform the task of combating international terrorist groups ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra” (both organizations recognized in Russia is prohibited).
May 9, the Turkish daily Hurriet has reported that on Board of one of the Russian warships passed through the Bosphorus from the Black sea to the Marmara, there were two camouflaged tank. According to the publication, the Russian ship KIL-158 passed through the Bosporus in the direction of the sea of Marmara at 8:30 local time (9:30 GMT) on Sunday, may 9. Official confirmation of this information was not.