While Washington ponders how to assess the withdrawal of Russian VKS from Syria, the European partners, the United States welcomes Moscow’s decision. The Western media note that Russia, having broken a course of war, made an unexpected maneuver, and Putin “again outsmarted Obama.” According to Russian experts, Putin sends message to everyone in the region,
After the sensational meeting in the Kremlin, where Vladimir Putin announced the withdrawal of Syria’s main group of Russian troops, his spokesman answered questions of journalists. In particular, Dmitry Peskov explained that this framework decision, the details of which, including the number of troops, the remaining two military bases and the range of weapons stored
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin unexpectedly ordered the withdrawal from Syria of all Russian troops. At the meeting with the defence Minister on the evening of Monday 14 March, it was stated that the task is completed. Earlier the Russian leadership has repeatedly stressed that it will continue to strike the terrorists to win.