Russian ships have left Syria base for own safety

By REUTERS
April 12, 2018 16:25
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MOSCOW - Russian ships have left the Tartus naval base in Syria, Interfax news agency quoted a Russian lawmaker as saying on Thursday.

Vladimir Shamanov, who chairs the Russian defense committee of the lower house of parliament, said the vessels had left the Mediterranean base for their own safety, adding that "this is normal practice" when there are threats of an attack, the news agency reported.


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