Russian MoD Slams US Media Allegations of Increased Military Presence in Syria

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Russian Ministry of Defense has denied the reports made by the US media alleging that Russia has increased its military presence in Syria, according to Defense Ministry’s spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov.

Russian Defense Ministry is already implementing measures to reduce Russian military grouping in Syria, Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said.

He pointed out that first six Su-24 bombers have been redeployed to Russia from Hmeimim airbase in Latakia.