Russia has ‘substantial’ number of troops inside Syria, says Nato secretary-general

October 7, 2015   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags: , , ,

Russia has built up a “substantial” military presence including ground troops in Syria, according to the Nato secretary-general.

 

Jens Stoltenberg told journalists that Vladimir Putin’s forces have not mainly been targeting Isis, but other opposition groups.

 

“I will not go into any specific numbers but I can confirm that we have seen the substantial build-up of Russian forces in Syria – air force, air defences but also ground troops in connection with the air base they have,” he continued.

 

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