Syria war: Russia denies aiding Kurds to set up a military base

BBC MIDDLE EAST | on Mon, Mar 20, 7:00 PM

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The YPG says its fighters will receive Russian training at the base near Afrin Russia is helping Syrian Kurdish YPG forces to establish a military base in northern Syria that will be used to train its fighters, the militia says. But Russian officials have insisted there are no plans to open new bases in Syria and the one near Afrin serves as a "reconciliation centre".Russia says the role of the base is to negotiate local truces between the various warring...

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