Russian President Vladimir Putin.Kremlin.ru
Russia's Aerospace Forces have flown more than 10,000 combat missions in Syria and have engaged over 30,000 targets of international terrorists, including 200 oil infrastructure facilities, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said.
"The effectiveness and the high quality of Russian weapons were vividly demonstrated in Syria. The Aerospace Forces and the Navy showed this to us in the best possible way," Putin said at a session addressing the defense industry's development on May 10.
"Since the start of the operation, Aerospace Forces planes have flown more than 10,000 combat missions against international terrorists' facilities on the territory of the Syrian Arab republic, have conducted a large number of strikes on the territory and have engaged over 30,000 targets, including more than 200 facilities for extracting oil and refining oil and crude oil feedstock," he said.
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