The Russian defense Ministry denied the construction of a new military base in Syria

В Минобороны РФ опровергли строительство новой военной базы в Сирии

The Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation has denied the information about the construction of a new military base in Syria. This is stated in the message of Russian defense Ministry, reports “Interfax”.

“There are no plans to deploy in Syria, the new Russian military bases there,” – said the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation.

In addition, the Ministry reported that in the Syrian province of Afrin will be located branch of the Russian centre of reconciliation in the area of contact between the Kurdish forces and controlled by the Turkish forces of the Syrian free army.

According to information of the defense Ministry, the unit will prevent violations of the cessation of hostilities.

Earlier, Reuters reported that the Russian Federation will build a new military base in North-West Syria, where will train the fighters of the Kurdish “people’s protection Units”.
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