Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked participating in the Syrian operation active army for its courage and said that Russia will continue to strengthen the armed forces, which spent more than 3 thousand trainings this year.


«I want to thank the personnel involved in the operation for their professionalism and courage… Our army and navy are a reliable guarantor of country’s sovereignty, playing a key role in ensuring of global and regional security».


Vladimir Putin noted that among the priorities of the Armed Forces development is the introduction of modern management systems, as well as improving the quality and intensity of combat trainings.


«Within sudden comprehensive inspections was shown high readiness and increasing combat capabilities of units from of military districts».