The Middle East

Vladimir Putin asks Russian parliament for permission to use troops abroad

 

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The upper chamber of the Russian parliament is considering using its military outside Russia at a closed session on Wednesday.

Consent is necessary for deployment of troops for foreign combat missions under the Russian constitution. The speaker of the Upper House has not specified which region of the world is in question.

The debate comes after Moscow has intensified involvement in Syria, establishing an Iraqi-based military communications center with Damascus, Baghdad and Tehran.

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