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Increasing number of Russian troops in Syria

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Russian troops in Syria supporting Bashar Assad
Russian troops in Syria supporting Bashar Assad
A US official said a number of Russian armored vehicles, ships carrying main battle tanks and a group of soldiers have been dispatched by Moscow to the Tartus naval base in Syria, Al Arabiya TV reported on Thursday, September 10th.
This US official added that on Wednesday a Russian Antonov-model military cargo plane landed in Tartus airport. Therefore, Russia has been seen to send 4 cargo planes to Syria in the past few days alone, along with two ships carrying main battle tanks and ten armored personnel carriers docking in Port Tartus. Dozens of Russian troops have also been dispatched to this naval base.