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Top Russian general says Moscow likely to reduce its troops in Syria
November 23, 2017 / 1:51 PM / 24 days ago

Top Russian general says Moscow likely to reduce its troops in Syria

SOCHI, Russia, Nov 23 (Reuters) - The size of the Russian military force in Syria will probably be reduced, Valery Gerasimov, chief of the general staff of the Russian armed forces, told reporters on Thursday.

He declined to elaborate on the dates and scale of the possible troop drawdown. (Reporting by Denis Pinchuk; Writing by Dmitry Solovyov; Editing by Christian Lowe)

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