Syrian navy participates in military parade at Hmeimim airbase to mark 71st anniversary of victory over Nazism

Lattakia/Damascus, SANA- A unit of Syrian navy took part in the celebration of the Russian troops at Hemeimim airbase in Lattakia countryside on the occasion of the 71st anniversary of Victory Day over Nazism.

The forces participating in the celebration presented a military parade to the rhythm of the military orchestra, followed by a presentation of various kinds of weapons in the airport.

Chief of the General Staff of the Army and Armed Forces Gen. Ali Abdullah Ayoub, the governors of Lattakia and Tartous and commands of military formations in the coastal area were among the participants in the celebration.

In a press statement, Russian Gen. Andrei Guchin said: “Today we celebrate the Victory Day to confirm our full military preparedness and willingness to carry out the tasks entrusted to us.”

In a relevant context, a celebration to mark the Victory Day was held in one of the military formulations in Damascus, with the delivered speeches focusing on the meanings the Nazi defeat and the role of Russia in supporting the Syrian Arab Army in the ongoing war against terrorism.

Manar al-Frieh/Manal

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