Russia Denies Plans for New Airbase in Syria

Defense ministry says it has no intentions to establish new airbase in Syria despite claims by Western media

Russia’s defense ministry has dismissed reports by Western media claiming that it has plans to establish a new airbase in Syria.

Ministry spokesman Major General Igor Konashenkov said on Monday that there are no new bases or extra airports to serve as a takeoff point for Russian warplanes in Syria, adding there are no plans to establish such facilities.

This article was edited by The Syrian Observer. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.


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