AFP: Putin orders partial withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria11 December 2017 | 12:24 | FOCUS News Agency
"I order the defence minister and the chief of general staff to start withdrawing the Russian group of troops to their permanent bases," Putin said as he visited Hmeimim airbase, RIA Novosti news agency reported. "I have taken a decision: a significant part of the Russian troop contingent located in Syria is returning home to Russia."
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Moskow. Russian President Vladimir Putin has visited Russia’s Hmeymim air base in Syria on Monday morning, TASS reported. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Russian Defense Minister Army General Sergey Shoigu and Commander of the Russian troops in Syria Colonel General Sergey Surovikin met Putin at the air base.Open in new tab