Russia continues military buildup around Turkey

Reports suggest that 7,000 Russian soldiers to be stationed on the Armenia-Turkey border

Russia continues military buildup around Turkey

World Bulletin / News Desk

Russian garrisons are being deployed near the Armenia's border with Turkey on the Armenian government's request, media reported Monday. 

According to local media, the decree to send the troops to Armenia was already signed by Russian President Putin, and the deployment will start soon. 

Reports suggest that 7,000 soldiers from 58th Army Corps and will be stationed on the Armenia-Turkey border. 

The Russian troops are expected to be equipped with missiles and tanks. 

The Armenian government has supposedly asked Russia to deploy its troops to the Turkey border as it fears an armed attack on the country. 

 

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