The head of the Ministry of Defense of Niger, Kalla Mutari, believes that the actions of the Russian Federation Air Force in Syria were consistent and justified, he stated at a press conference after meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Shoigu at the forum “Army-2017”.

The authorities of the Republic of Niger are aware of the situation in the Middle East and appreciate the cooperation with Russia, which is fighting international terrorism. This was stated by the head of the defense department of Niger Kalla Mutari. The minister stressed that the task of the official Niamey (the capital of the Niger) is to free the bordering countries from terrorists.

“That’s why we are cooperating with Russia,” the silovik said after a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Shoigu.

He also added that the actions of the Russian Federation Air Force in Syria are consistent and justified. Mutari expressed the hope that the terrorists will leave not only the territory of Syria, but also Iraq.

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