Air and space forces (VKS) Russia will use the Iranian air base at Hamadan, on the basis of agreements between Russia and Iran, and depending on the situation in Syria, made the official representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia Igor Konashenkov.
“Continued use of aircraft of Russian air force air base in Hamadan in the Islamic Republic of Iran will be carried out on the basis of mutual agreements on combating terrorism and, depending on the prevailing situation in Syria,” he said.
Earlier official representative of the Iranian foreign Ministry said that the Russian military ceased to use the base of Hamadan, and the head of the country’s defense Ministry Hossein Dehgan has accused Moscow of “boasting” and “ungentlemanly behavior”, which, in his opinion, the Russian authorities have been distributing information about the use of Hamadan.
Defense Ministry spokesman said that now all Russian aircraft stationed at the base, located on the territory of Russia. He stressed that the strength of the Russian space forces inflicted airstrikes in Syria with the Iranian air base, “successfully completed all the tasks”.
That all the Russian soldiers left the base Hamadan, previously reported by the Russian Ambassador in Tangerine Levan of jagaran. He also noted that the Russian side sees no obstacles for future use of the airbase in Hamedan. He conceded that the operation of Russian air force base can be renewed by decision of the leadership of the two countries.