Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin and Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu on the Russian air base “Hamim”
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MOSCOW, December 13. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin submitted Wednesday to the state Duma the agreement with Syria about the expansion of the centre of logistics (MTO) of the Russian Navy in Tartus for 49 years. Information about this posted in the Duma’s electronic database.
“This agreement is valid for 49 years and is automatically extended for successive 25-year periods if neither party at least one year before the expiration of the next period, notifies in writing through diplomatic channels the other party of its intention to terminate it”, – the document says.