Reports: Russian general says no plan yet for Syria base but keeps door open to possibility

September 16, 2015 12:57 PM

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MOSCOW – A Russian general says Moscow has no plan just yet to set up a military air base in Syria, but he has kept the door open to the possibility.

Asked Wednesday if Russia plans to create a base in Syria, Gen. Nikolai Bogdanovsky, a deputy chief of the General Staff of the Russian military, said, according to Russian news agencies, that "there are no such plans as of today, but anything may happen."

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