October 25, 2019 / 6:39 AM / 25 days ago

Russian military police reinforcements arrive in Syria: Ifax

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Around 300 more Russian military police from the southern Russian region of Chechnya have arrived in Syria, the defense ministry said on Friday, Interfax news agency reported.

The military police will patrol specific regions and help with the withdrawal of Kurdish forces and their weapons to 30 kilometers of the Syrian-Turkish border, Interfax reported.

Reporting by Andrey Kuzmin; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by Andrew Osborn

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