Syria: Putin and Assad thank Russian troops at Khmeimim air base

SOT, Vladimir Putin, Russian President (Russian): «At the training ground, you only work on targets, but here you yourself are targets. This is a big difference.» Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Syrian counterpart Bashar Al-Assad held a meeting with Russian Air Force representatives at the Khmeimim air base in Latakia on Monday, during which they thanked them for their service. «I would... Еще like to thank you once again for everything you do here in Syria both, directly and in contact with your Syrian fellows in arms,» said Putin, «you your soldiers fight very unhesitatingly, bravely and successfully. I hope that such cooperation will bring us a common success in the future.» Al-Assad added, «I am sure that after a period of time — 100 years or less, our grandchildren and great-grandchildren in schools in Russia and in Syria will study history and the heroic deeds of Russian and Syrian military servicemen in the same way.» Putin made the surprise visit to Syria ahead of planned trips to meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in Cairo and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara.

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