In the Kremlin explained a military exercise off the coast of Syria

Increased caution in the region of Syria is justified and substantiated, as the situation may worsen, said press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov. It quoted RBC on Thursday, August 30.

“The situation in Syria has significant potential for complications. Around Idlib, the situation leaves much to be desired. Indeed, the hotbed of terrorists that formed there, does not Bode well, if continued inaction,” said Sands.

So the representative of the Kremlin responded to the question of the relationship of the announced military exercises in the Mediterranean with the situation in the middle East state.

Earlier, the defense Ministry announced that, from 1 to 8 September in the Mediterranean sea, held exercises with the participation of ships of the Northern, Baltic, black sea fleets and the Caspian flotilla, as well as aircraft and long-range, military transport and naval aircraft.

In the maneuvers will take over 25 ships led by the missile cruiser “Marshal Ustinov”. Also the exercise will involve 30 aircraft, including strategic bombers Tu-160, anti-aircraft Tu-142MK and Il-38, su-33.

September is also planned large-scale military exercises “Vostok-2018”. The maneuvers will take place from 11 to 15 September and will be the biggest since the General Secretary of the CPSU Leonid Brezhnev. It is expected that in them will take part about 300 thousand soldiers and about 36 thousand units of ground equipment.More important news Telegram-channel “Tape days”. Subscribe!