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Russia sends intelligence ship to Syria: report

Russia has sent a reconnaissance vessel from its Black Sea fleet to the coast off Syria, a report said Monday, as Moscow anxiously watches Western plans for military action against the Damascus regime, a report said Monday.

world Updated: Sep 02, 2013 13:21 IST
AFP

Russia has sent a reconnaissance vessel from its Black Sea fleet to the coast off Syria, a report said Monday, as Moscow anxiously watches Western plans for military action against the Damascus regime, a report said Monday.





The SSV-201 intelligence ship Priazovye on Sunday evening started its voyage "to the appointed region of military service in the eastern Mediterranean," a military source told the Interfax news agency.



"The crew have the mission of collecting operative information in the region of an escalating conflict," it added.Syria, conflict, Russia, military, spy

First Published: Sep 02, 2013 13:18 IST