Friday, July 27, 2018

Syrian President Assad Wants Russsian Military Forces In His Country For The Long Term

Moscow Time: Russian Military Needed in Syria Long Term, Assad Says

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Thursday Russian forces were needed in the country long-term and for more than just fighting terrorism, Russian news agencies reported, citing an interview with the leader.

"Russian armed forces are needed for balance in our region, at least in the Middle East, until the global political balance changes. And this might not even happen, we do not know. So it is important and necessary," Interfax news agency cited Assad as saying in an interview with Russian media.

He added that Syria's agreement with Russia over the Hmeimim military base was signed to last over 40 years, indicating that the relationship between the two countries was of a long-term nature, Interfax reported.

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WNU Editor: Besides the security guarantees, what Syrian President Assad really wants is billions in reconstruction and economic aid from Russia .... but I say good luck to that.


jimbrown said...

And if he does not then we will never know.

RussInSoCal said...

We seriously need to open up a can of Hacker-Bot Begone