Middle East

Russian Defense Minister holds talks with Syrian President Assad

Syrian President Bashar Assad meet with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in Damascus, Syria, Saturday, June 18, 2016. Photo: Vadim Savitsky, AP

Russia’s Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu by the order of Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with President Bashar al-Assad during his working visit to Syria, the Defense Ministry reported.

The meeting touched upon relevant issues of military and military-technical cooperation between the defense ministries of the two countries, as well as certain aspects of cooperation in the fight against terrorist groups operating on Syrian territory“, the ministry said.

Also by the order of Putin, the Russian Defense Minister inspected how the service of the Russian military is organized at the Khmeimim airbase.

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