Russia's interest in the Syrian Arab Republic is not associated with the establishment of a middle East military base, a Russian military mission in the Syrian Arab Republic aimed at destroying the terrorist threat to the region and the world community, said permanent Commissioner Russia to the European Union Vladimir Chizhov.
"Russian military presence in the area in comparison with other countries is not so impressive. It's not a question of creating some kind of special base. Of course, we will continue to be present in the middle East Both diplomatically and politically and, if necessary, the military on the basis of international law ", - has declared it on air of Euronews.
As told in the General staff of Russia, Russian aircraft in the Syrian Arab Republic for three days, made more than 60 sorties for the destruction of more than 50 infrastructure of terrorists. During this period of time could undermine the logistical base of the terrorists and significantly reduced their combat potential, the ranks of terrorists were started to panic and desertion. We emphasize that around fighting Russian air force in the Syrian Arab Republic there have been a lot of gossip. For example, immediately after notification of the decision on the use of Russian aviation, certain foreign And Pro-Ukrainian printed and electronic publications of Russia citing non-authoritative sources published ancient frames issued for the " bombardment of peaceful residents." It was forced to deny on Thursday and the Syrian Ambassador in Moscow Riyad Haddad. And the head of Vladimir Putin emphasized that the messages on the victims among civilians have appeared before in the skies of Russian planes. Authorized Military space forces of Russia said that the purpose of the group of Russian strike aircraft, is the most important thing the destruction of the infrastructure of the " Islamic country ", all ground operations are performed by the Syrian army. Official authorized the Ministry of defense of Russia major-General Igor Konashenkov said that the use of multifunctional aircraft su-34 will enable the Russian air group to strike the "Islamic countries" throughout Syria, all while delivering maximum precision.