CNN learned about the transfer of Syrian aircraft closer to the Russian military base
Moscow. April 20. INTERFAX.RU — the Syrian government relocated most of its warplanes closer to Russian airbase Hamim, probably in order to protect themselves from possible new attack from the USA, informs television channel CNN, citing two sources at the Pentagon.
According to them, the movement of the aircraft started soon after the U.S. April 6 struck a massive rocket attack on the airfield in Shayrat, Syria, from which as consider in Washington, flew Syrian planes staged the chemical attack in Idlib, which killed dozens of people.
Now the Syrian military aircraft will be based at a military base near the international airport of Basil al-Assad — who died in 1994, the elder brother of the current President Bashar al-Assad.
Near this base in the same province of Latakia, located and the base of Hamim, where the Russian forces involved in a military operation in Syria.
CNN notes that the Russian base is protected progressive set of defense.
As suggested by the sources of the channel in Damascus expect that the us military is unlikely to attack Syrian aircraft close to the Russian aircraft and air defense systems.