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US military aircraft spotted near Syria’s Russian bases

Prime News, International (Damascus), April 13:- Seven US military aircraft have conducted reconnaissance missions, according to RIA Novosti news agency.

The airbase is also known as the Khmeimim base and the news follows reports that President Bashar Al-Assad has fled to the same base.

The Khmeimim is an airbase currently operated by Russia in the south-east of the city of Latakia in Hmeimim.

According to footage obtained by The Baghdad Post, Assad is held up in the air base in a room with no windows, drapes or Syrian officials.

The Syrian dictator was spotted departing the presidential palace in Damascus accompanied by Russian military units, according to sources.

Analysts claim Syrian policy is currently run by the Russians and Iranians as Assad cannot make any communication for fear of revealing his location.

The reports come as the US have mobilised its forces in preparation to strike Assad forces in Syria. (MR, Inputs: Agencies).

 

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