Putin Says Russian Frigates in Mediterranean on Standby over Syria Threat

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Putin Says Russian Frigates in Mediterranean on Standby over Syria Threat

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russian military vessels with Kalibr cruise missiles would be on permanent standby in the Mediterranean.

Addressing the Russian high military command at a meeting in the Black Sea city of Sochi, Putin said the deployment was “due to the remaining terrorist threat in Syria.”

Source: Reuters