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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Shoigu: Russia has saved Syria from a powerful NATO airstrike


The Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu said that if Russian President Vladimir Putin failed to resolve the issue of chemical weapons in Syria, NATO has prepared hundreds of cruise missiles to strike at its territory.


photo: Natalia Gubernatorova

Russia’s actions helped prevent a NATO strike on Syria 624 cruise missiles, said on Monday

The head of the defense Ministry Sergei Shoigu, the TV channel “Russia-24” said that only through the actions of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin managed to prevent a powerful airstrike on Syria.

According to the Russian Minister, NATO was preparing 624 cruise missile strike on Syria.

Shoigu said that Putin managed to convince and implement the idea of the surrender and destruction of chemical weapons, or a massive airstrike was inevitable.

As for the current relations between Russia and the United States in the Syrian operation, according to the head of the defense Ministry, the parties are close to agreement on joint operations in Aleppo. Talks with Washington are in Geneva and Amman, said Shoigu.

While we are talking only about Aleppo. But reaching such agreements will “really together to begin to fight for that… this long-suffering land of peace and the people could return to their homes”.

The deployment of Russian troops in Syria. Chronicle of events

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