NOVOROSSIISK, Russia (Reuters) - Russia said on Tuesday it has no plans to leave its naval base in Ukraine’s Black Sea port city of Sevastopol.
“We are not setting such a target -- to leave Sevastopol -- for ourselves,” General Nikolai Makarov, head of Russia’s general staff, told reporters. “We have an agreement in force until 2017. Without a doubt, events can later develop in different directions.”
Reporting by Denis Dyomkinl; Writing by Amie Ferris-Rotman and Dmitry Solovyov; Editing by Louise Ireland
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