Published time: 12 Oct, 2016 07:44Edited time: 12 Oct, 2016 07:48
Russian senators have ratified an agreement that allows permanent deployment of the country’s air force in Syria, solidifying Moscow’s projection of power in the Middle East.
The treaty was signed on August 26, 2015 in Damascus and provided the legal ground for the ongoing Russian operation in Syria.
Russian presence in Syria is fierily criticized by Western powers, which are too engaged in warfare in Syria, but unlike Russia do it in violation of international law.
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