Russia, Syria sign agreement on expanding Tartus naval base

By REUTERS
January 20, 2017 15:51

 
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MOSCOW, Jan 20 - Russia and Syria have signed an agreement on expanding and modernizing Russia's Tartus naval base in Syria, a Russian government document showed.

The agreement envisages that 11 Russian warships can be located in the Tartus base at one time, the document showed.

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