Answer provided by the press service of the Eastern Military District:
In the Eastern Military District, they are surprised at the attempts of the correspondents of the Internet publication to link the daily activities of subordinate troops to events in the Middle East. The movements of military units and subdivisions of the military district as part of combat training activities are carried out in a planned manner exclusively within the Eastern Military District.
Meanwhile, an official representative of Syria to the UN commented on materials that appeared in the Stratfor publication regarding the fact that Russia is allegedly building its own in Latakia aviation base. Syrian Permanent Representative to the UN in an interview with news agency Associated Press stated that "if the Americans declare that they are fighting against ISIL, then why should we prohibit war against ISIL of Russia? In the end, we fight against one enemy. ”