Zhirinovsky proposed to celebrate on 11 December in Russia day of the victory over terror

In the Russian State Duma introduced a bill which proposes to celebrate the December 11 «the day of victory of the Russian army in the fight against global terror in the middle East». Co-authors of the document were made by the leader of the liberal democratic party Vladimir Zhirinovsky and the Deputy from LDPR Alexander Sherin, reported on the website of the state Duma.

11 December 2017, Russian President Vladimir Putin visited the Russian base Hamim and announced the withdrawal of most troops from Syria, date of the holiday must be installed in commemoration of this event, the authors of the bill.

«Russian troops have destroyed the largest nest of terror in the world. This is a victory not just over a small group of terrorists, it is victory over the world the organized terror, which in the foreseeable future. Military operations that were conducted in Syria, the Russian army, led Russia to a triumphant return to the middle East», – stated in the explanatory Memorandum.

The military conflict in Syria lasts since 2011. The fighting involved government forces, the opposition, radical Islamists, Kurds and the militants of the «Islamic state».

In September 2014 operation against ISIS began, the international coalition led by the United States. In September 2015 to the conflict on the side of the government troops joined Russia. In March 2016, Putin has already ordered the withdrawal of the main Russian forces from the country, but the aviation group of the Russian Federation continued to strike blows to positions of forces opposing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

On 22 December 2017, the Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu reported to Putin that the order for the withdrawal of Russian forces from Syria made.

According to the Minister, in Syria remain three battalions of military police centre of reconciliation of the parties, the point of logistics Russian Navy in Tartus and aviation group on the basis Hamim.

Zhirinovsky proposed to celebrate on 11 December in Russia day of the victory over terror 26.12.2017

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