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September 3, 1988 | Associated Press
The Soviets are expanding naval facilities in the Syrian port of Tartous and the neighboring island of Arwad to counter the U.S. presence in the Mediterranean, Israeli analysts said Friday. Soviet installations in Tartous, including submarine and surface ship maintenance facilities, constitute the largest Soviet naval base in the Mediterranean.
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September 3, 1988 | Associated Press
The Soviets are expanding naval facilities in the Syrian port of Tartous and the neighboring island of Arwad to counter the U.S. presence in the Mediterranean, Israeli analysts said Friday. Soviet installations in Tartous, including submarine and surface ship maintenance facilities, constitute the largest Soviet naval base in the Mediterranean.
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May 22, 1988
The Soviet Union is poised to turn its naval repair facility in Syria into a permanent base in a move cementing the military alliance between the two nations, Jane's Defense Weekly says. The expanded base at Tartus would serve as home for the Soviets' Mediterranean fleet, the noted British publication said, basing its report on diplomatic sources whom it did not identify.
NEWS
May 22, 1988
The Soviet Union is poised to turn its naval repair facility in Syria into a permanent base in a move cementing the military alliance between the two nations, Jane's Defense Weekly says. The expanded base at Tartus would serve as home for the Soviets' Mediterranean fleet, the noted British publication said, basing its report on diplomatic sources whom it did not identify.
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