Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation : More in detail

09.09.2019 (14:50)

French Defence Minister presents Normandy Neman photo to Head of Russian military department in the course of negotiations

During negotiations in Moscow, French Defence Minister Florence Parly presented to the Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation General of the Army Sergei Shoigu as a gift a photograph of the French Normandy Niemen air regiment, published in the le Point newspaper in June 1944.

In turn, the Head of the Russian Military Department presented the today's Krasnaya Zvezda newspaper, in which a photograph of Normandy Neman pilots dated January 1, 1943 was published, and also described how after the attacks in the French capital and its suburbs in November 2015, Russian pilots in Syria, in solidarity with the French people, inscribed “For Paris!” on the air bombs of Russian Aerospace forces before their sorties to strike terrorists.

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