Russians take journalists around their air force base in Syria

At the invitation of the Russian air force, almost 50 reporters from 12 countries are visiting Syria's Hmeymim airbase that is used by the Russian warplanes and helicopters carrying out missions inside Syria, Russia's Defense Ministry said Thursday. Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said the itinerary of the visitors at the base near Latakia includes coverage of "the combat work of our pilots and preparations for the sorties" as well as "the data of video control of unmanned aerial vehicles concerning the results of the use of our aircraft in destroying the militant infrastructure in Syria."   

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