Dec 18, 2018 16:11 UTC
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin stresses continuation of fight against terrorists in Syria
    Russian President Vladimir Putin stresses continuation of fight against terrorists in Syria

An uncompromising fight against terrorists in Syria will go on, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the Russian Defense Ministry’s expanded board meeting.

"The situation in the country [Syria] has been gradually improving following the defeat of major militant groups," he said, TASS reported.

"However, militants still try to fight back. I would like to point out an uncompromising fight against militants will go on, we will provide the Syrian people with the necessary support," the Russian leader added.

Putin also noted that Russian troops had been successfully accomplishing peacekeeping and humanitarian tasks and contributing to the restoration of Syria as a united and stable country.


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