Contents tagged with military bases

  • Poltorak : Ukraine to build military bases according to NATO standards

    Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak announced the construction of four military base complexes in different regions of Ukraine: Shirokiy Lan, Cherkaske, Starychi and Dachnoe-2. Defense Ministry spokesperson Dmytro Gutsulyak said on Saturday, March 24 that this was discussed during Poltorak’s meeting with people's deputies on the day before.

    Poltorak said that the construction of improved barracks on the territory of the military bases is planned and underway, including barracks for female …

  • Iran allows Russia to use its military bases

    Iranian authorities have decided to allow Russia to use Iranian military bases to make air strikes on militants of the Islamic State in Syria “in specific cases.”

    This was told to Reuters by Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif.

    “Russia does not have a military base in Iran, we have a good relationship, and in specific instances when Russia needs to use Iranian facilities to fight terrorism, we will consider the matter,” Zarif said.

    According to the minister, regional …