Russia to expand its naval base in Syrian port

Source : 112 Ukraine

Russia has no permission to convert the facility to the naval base
19:56, 18 November 2016

Open source

Russian Defense Ministry started to equip a naval base in the Syrian port of Tartus. This was reported by "Interfax".

"Without waiting for the documentation about raising the status of Russian facility in the Syrian port of Tartus from the logistical support object to the naval base, Russia fills the object with necessary support vessels, boats and equipment," the statement says.

It is noted that yesterday the sea tug MB-31 of Black Sea Fleet with the floating crane SPK-46150 followed through the Turkish Straits in the south-west direction.

It should be noted that at this point an object for Russian ships logistics is situated it Tartus, and Russian Aerospace Forces are based on the airfield in the province of Latakia.

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