Moscow, Damascus, sign deal on indefinite deployment of Russian warplanes in Syria

22:00, 14 January 2016
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The Russian Federation and the Syrian Arab Republic have signed an agreement on the deployment of the Russian air group in Syria for an indefinite period, according to the Russian online portal of legal information.


"This agreement is concluded for an indefinite period. In case if one party intends to to terminate the agreement, it must inform the other party in writing. In this case, the application of this agreement is terminated within one year from the date of receipt of the notice," reads the document published today.

It is noted that the agreement was signed in Damascus on August 26, 2015, in Russian and Arabic, with both texts being equally authentic.

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