Putin agreed to reduce Russia’s military presence in Syria

Vladimir Putin agreed with the proposal of the Minister of defense Sergei Shoigu to reduce Russia’s military presence in Syria, reports TASS. The head of state said during a meeting with foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and defence Minister Sergei Shoigu.

The President noted that the fight against terrorism and support the Syrian government in the fight against terrorism will not be stopped. According to Putin, Russia will continue to perform all of the agreements, including development locations of Russian troops in Tartus on the airfield Hamim.

Previously, the A Haber TV channel reported with reference to the words of the Minister of foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlut, Cavusoglu about Turkey and Russia agreed on the introduction of an overall plan for a cease-fire throughout Syria, which should come into force at midnight from 29 to 30 December.

Press Secretary of President Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Peskov, yesterday, 28 Dec, could not comment on the agreement between Russia and Turkey for truce in Syria, explaining that he did not have sufficient information.