Trump said that if Iraq asked U.S. forces to leave and it was not done on a friendly basis, "we will charge them sanctions like they've never seen before ever."
09:42, 06 January 2020
At the same time, the country's leader stands against Russia building own airbases in Belarus territory.
10:40, 25 December 2019
Minsk has turned down Moscow's offer, saying a new Russian base "will not address issues of Belarusian air force development."
12:00, 14 November 2019
As UNIAN reported earlier, the said base was twice shelled on May 6, 2019.
22:30, 05 August 2019
According to Russian media, Commander of the Russian Southern Military District's Air Force and Air Defense Army Viktor Sevostyanov has arrived there by one of the planes.
21:05, 22 December 2018
<p>Russian forces have foiled a drone attack on an airbase in Syria just days after reports that rebel shelling had damaged several planes, activists say, according to the BBC.</p>
17:40, 08 January 2018
<p>Two Russian servicemen were killed when Hmeymim Air Base in Syria came under mortar fire on December 31, according to the Russian news agency RIA Novosti, referring to the Russian Defense Ministry.</p>
14:55, 04 January 2018
<p>The U.S. is planning to spend more than $200 million to repair and build U.S. military structures and installations on air bases that dot much of Eastern Europe, part of an ongoing initiative to deter Russian aggression, according to AirForceTimes.</p>
11:17, 18 December 2017