Syria Grants Russia Lands and Marine Space Near Hemeimeem Airbase

Russia has been granted a parcel of land and marine space by the Syrian state, but will be responsible for building and infrastructure writes Sputnik

Syria has agreed to grant Russia a plot of land and marine space in the coastal province of Lattakia to establish a health center for the Russian Army.

Russia’s Sputnik Agency quoted from a document published by the official Russian legal information portal, that, “The Syrian Arab Republic agreed to transfer a plot of land and water space in Lattakia Governorate to Russia in order to establish a medical center for the health and rehabilitation of Russian flying teams.”

The area around the site, according to the document, is eight hectares, and Russia bears the cost of building and equipping the infrastructure.

The document was signed on Jun. 21, 2020, in Damascus, and in Moscow on Jul. 30, 2020.


This article was edited by The Syrian Observer. The Syrian Observer has not verified the content of this story. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.


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