Russian Media: Military Police To Deploy In Demilitarized Area In Golan

Agencies (Qasioun) – Russian media sources said on Friday that military police will establish 8 observation posts near the demilitarized area in occupied Golan heights on the Syrian – Israeli borders, according to deputy commander of the Russian forces in Syria in charge of of military police, Viktor Zaytsev, said.


Zaytsev said that the first permanent observation post of the Russian military police has already been set up.


"Seven more will be created in the future. They will serve as a security guarantee for civilians of the Quneitra governorate," he said.


Another deputy commander of the Russian forces in Syria, Sergei Kuralenko, said the outposts will be created near the demilitarized zone, controlled by UN forces.


"I would like to stress that there will be no Russian military police posts in the demilitarized zone," he said.