Terrorist attacks in Syria, but the Russian contingent has all the capabilities to counter them, said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov. His words on Tuesday, January 9, the correspondent “”.
“In this case the contingent that remains, and the military infrastructure that remains in locations in Hamima and Tartus, they have all the necessary capabilities to deal with these occasional manifestations of terrorist attacks, which, unfortunately, will continue”, — said the representative of the Kremlin.
He commented on the attack on the Russian airbase Hamim and naval base in Tartus, which occurred in early January.
Peskov recalled that earlier, “taking a decision to withdraw our military from Syria, [the Kremlin] were foremost in the fact that there are no grounds for conducting large offensive operations”.
A Kremlin spokesman also added that issues relating to “military and other military component” should be sent to the Ministry of defense.
On the night of 6 January 13 drones, equipped with homemade bombs, attacked the Russian base Hamim and naval base in Tartus. None of the drones have not reached the goal, three of them intercepted the Russian military. Later, the newspaper “Kommersant”, citing its own military sources said that the attack involved the grouping of Syrian rebels “Ahrar al-sham” (banned in Russia). According to the newspaper, similar drones were used in a mortar attack Mamima the night of December 31.More important news Telegram-channel “Tape days”. Signed!