The first group of experts of the international anti-mine center of Russian Ministry of Defense flew to Syria to Chkalovsky airfield near Moscow. On board the AN-124 loaded special robots for mine clearance and other necessary equipment.
As commented Chief of General Staff General Valery Gerasimov Russian armed forces army, the Russian engineering troops will be engaged in mine Palmyra in accordance with the decision of President Vladimir Putin . This problem, according to him, will carry out, in particular, the international anti-mine center unit.
Chief of Staff also appealed to other countries to join the Russian demining captured from the militants LIH ancient city .
The activities of the terrorist organization "Islamic state" on the territory of Russia is prohibited by the Supreme Court.