Russian Troops Land In Syria
A Russian anti-terror squad has arrived in the port city of Tartus on the Iman oil tanker, according to ABC News. The Russian gov’t news agency, RIA Novosti‘s Arabic language site announced the arrival. The Russian embassy in the U.S. had no comment. Russia is one of Pres. Bashar Assad‘s strongest allies and has blocked numerous U.N. resolutions that call for Assad to step down.
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Posted on April 8, 2012, in Announcements, Arab, Middle East, Military, News, Politics, Syrian affairs and tagged ABC News, Arabic language, Bashar al-Assad, bashar assad, List of diplomatic missions of Russia, Middle East, politics, RIA Novosti, Russia, Syria, Tartus, United Nations Security Council. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.