The President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov commented on the death in Syria of Russian military adviser. He stressed that Russians do not participate in ground operations, and train the Syrians to the treatment of military equipment.
«On the behalf of the deceased military adviser in Syria. The defense Ministry has its own considerations, so, naturally, we called his name,» he said, adding that what the award is presented to the victim will be notified only if a decree awarding the deceased will be open.
As reported yesterday the Ministry of defense of Russia, 1 February as a result of a mortar attack by militants of the «Islamic state» Syrian military base was mortally wounded Russian military adviser.
«Russian military adviser in Syria was serving the aid of the Syrian army in the development of new weapons included in the framework of existing interstate contracts of military-technical cooperation», — said in a statement MO.