100 servicemen of the Military Police have returned to the place of their permanent deployment in the Southern Military District from Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry said on July 17.
“One hundred military policemen were brought to Mozdok by an Ilyushin Il-76 military transport plane. In Mozdok, they were warmly welcomed by the command of their army units and fellow servicemen. In Syria, the policemen were deployed to ensure security of facilities, escort humanitarian cargoes and ensure security of humanitarian operations,” the defense ministry said in a statement.
According to reprots, Russian aircraft and crews continue to return to Russia. Thirty-five planes and helicopters as well as some aircraft maintenance personnel and medics have been withdrawn from Syria.