Vladimir Shamanov added that the task of the Russian military operation is almost done.
The head of the Russian state Duma Committee on defense Vladimir Shamanov expressed the hope that before the end of 2018, the Syrian military will regain control over the Eastern border of the Republic and the militants of ISIS* will cease to exist as a military structure.
In addition, he added that the Russian military have almost completed the tasks set before them.
In General, we can assume that the main tasks of the Russian military operation in Syria is almost done — said Shamanov during a meeting of the committees of the lower house of the Parliament of Kazakhstan and the state Duma.
Earlier «Kommersant» reported that Russian authorities are considering the possibility of withdrawal of some military forces and reduce the number of aircraft and helicopters in Syria.
* Organization banned in Russia by the Supreme court.