Syria moved combat aircraft to the Russian base Hamim for protection from US attacks.

The landing in Syria, fighters of the Russian battalion of the military police

Syria has moved the majority of military aircraft closer to the Russian base Hamim, to protect them from possible new attacks on the United States. About this CNN said two sources in the defense sector.

According to sources, fighter jets were relocated almost immediately after the missile attack of the USA on the Syrian base Shirt, which was destroyed about 24 Syrian aircraft.

Earlier American officials said that as a result of the US attack from the system were derived about 20% of the fighters of the Syrian authorities, making the “preservation of the remaining aircraft a priority for Damascus,” notes CNN.

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Recall, April 4, in the town of Khan Shaykhun in Idlib province after an air strike of Syrian or Russian aircraft from poisoning by “toxic gas” has killed dozens of civilians . Russian and Syrian military has denied any involvement in the incident.

On the night of 7 April, the United States by order of the President of Donald trump launched a missile attack on a military airport in the Syrian province of HOMS, from which, presumably, flew the aircraft to strike at the Khan Sheyhun.

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