Putin orders Russian troops to begin pulling out of Syria
DEVELOPING: Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the start of the pullout of the Russian military from Syria starting Tuesday.
Putin said the move should help serve as a stimulus for Syria's political talks. The president said he coordinated the move with Syrian President Bashar Assad.
Putin said that the Russian airbase in Hemeimeem in Syria's coastal province of Latakia and a naval facility in the Syrian port of Tartous will continue to operate.
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