Sunday, July 30, at anchor in the Syrian port of Tartus, a parade in honor of Day of the Navy of Russia, RIA Novosti reported.
Russian media reported that a parade of naval forces of Russia is in Syria for the first time.
On the Russian ships and vessels in the port of Tartus was solemnly raised the national flag of the Russian Federation and the flag of the Navy. After that, the commander of the naval task force in the Mediterranean sea, the captain of the first rank Pavel Yasnitsky, the commander of the parade in Tartus, along with a parade commander of the group in the SAR by Colonel-General Sergey Surovikin conducted a bypass of the main building, in which are six Russian ships and a submarine black sea fleet «Krasnodar».
In the port of Tartus is the point of logistics of the Russian Navy. This year work was done for its expansion and modernization.