Shoigu thanked guarding Putin in Syria war
The Russian defense Minister, army General Sergei Shoigu announced gratitude to all military personnel guarding President Vladimir Putin during his visit to a Russian airbase Hamim in Syria. This is stated in the press release of defense Ministry received by “Vedomosti”.
It is noted that to Express my gratitude to the military instructed Vladimir Putin.
Awarded to officers and soldiers who provided security at the airbase, the pilots of the aircraft that accompanied the presidential Board and staff of calculations of air defense, electronic warfare specialists and the crews of certain ships of the Russian Navy.
Putin on Monday, December 11, visited the base Hamim. He met Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Sergei Shoigu and the commander of the Russian military group Sergey Surovikin.
Speaking to the military air base, Putin ordered the defense Minister and the chief of staff to begin the withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria in the places of permanent deployment on the territory of Russia. The President emphasized that Russian military are returning home with a victory.