Report: Russia to deploy military police on Syrian Golan Heights

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August 2, 2018 13:03
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MOSCOW - Russia will deploy military police on the Syrian Golan Heights and set up eight monitoring posts to avoid any possible provocations there, Interfax news agency reported on Thursday, citing the Russian Defense Ministry.

Iranian forces have withdrawn their heavy weapons in Syria to a distance of 85 km (53 miles) from the Golan Heights, TASS quoted a Russian envoy as saying on Wednesday, but Israel deemed the pullback inadequate.

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