The Russian defense Ministry denied reports about the deployment of Russian military in Egypt on the border with Libya, reports TASS with reference to the official representative of the Ministry Igor Konashenkov.
“No Russian special forces at Sidi Barrani (Arab Republic of Egypt) is not” — said Konashenkov. According to him such “stuffing” from anonymous sources, the Western media “excite the public is already not the first year.”
Earlier that Russian special forces arrived at the airbase in the Western part of Egypt, reported Reuters, citing diplomatic sources in the United States and Egypt. According to the publication, “Russian special forces” and “new drones” are located in the area of Egyptian settlement of Sidi Barrani, about 100 km from the border with Libya.