Russia withdraws its troops from Syria.

The reduction will affect the mixed group on the basis of “Hamim”


Moscow wants to withdraw from Syria part of the military contingent and equipment.

About it reports “Kommersant”, citing a military-diplomatic sources, the final decision should be taken by President Vladimir Putin.

Plans to reduce the Russian military support associated with the successful struggle of the Syrian government troops with the “Islamic state” and “Dzhebhat EN-Nusra”, say the sources. The defense Ministry claim that Assad’s army controls about 95% of the territory of the Republic, and for the final victory over the terrorists extensive support is not required.

If the military-political leadership will take the option of reducing, the sources told the newspaper, it will affect the mixed group on the basis of “Hamim” in Latakia province is part of the equipment and troops will be sent to the place of permanent service. Syria will remain the number of military needed to protect objects in Hamima and Tartus, and military and police advisors. Should be the air defense system, covering the Russian objects — among them the s-400 system.

We will remind, in 2017 in Syria killed at least 130 Russians.