Contents tagged with Tartus

  • Russia has signed an agreement with Syria to expand Russian Navy base in Tartus

    The Russian Federation’s naval facility in the Syrian port city of Tartus will be expanded, as was stipulated in an agreement between Russia and Syria, which was signed in Damascus on January 18 and published on the Russian government's website of legal information on Friday, January 20. The agreement is valid for 49 years and will be automatically extended for successive 25-year periods unless one of the parties informs the other party about its intention to terminate it no less than one year …

  • Media: Russia will retain two military facilities in Syria

    Russia plans to retain two military facilities in Syria after it reduces the number of troops stationed in the country, Interfax reported.

    "Russia will retain two military objects in the country, the Russian air group at the Hmeymim airport and the greatly expanded and modernized naval facility in the city of Tartus," Interfax's source stated.

    According to news agency’s source, the Russian air group at the Hmeymim air base will continue to be covered by the powerful S-400 air defense and anti- …

  • Putin signed order to expand Russian naval base in Syria

    Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an order to expand the territory of the Russian naval base in the Syrian City of Tartus, the Kremlin announced in a statement on Friday.

    "Vladimir Putin has signed a decree on the signing of the Agreement between the Russian Federation and the Syrian Arab Republic to expand the territory of the naval base of the Russian Federation in the area of the port of Tartus and also to allow the future visits of Russian military ships in the territorial sea, …