"The cruise missile strikes, efficient operation of carrier-based aircraft inflicted serious damage on the terrorists, were destroyed important infrastructure objects", - quoted Putin RIA Novosti.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron agreed on Tuesday that the two countries will continue to honour the Iran nuclear deal despite the U.S. exit. "This will increase the role of the Navy in nuclear deterrence", he said. "As the risk of attacks by worldwide terrorists in Syria remains our ships armed with cruise missiles will be permanently on duty in the Mediterranean", he said.
In this frame grab provided by Russian Defense Ministry press service, a long-range Kalibr cruise missile is launched by a Russian Navy ship in the eastern Mediterranean, Aug. 19, 2016.
GETTYThe Russian leader praised his country’s navy in maintaining national security
As relations between the West and Russian Federation have plummeted to post-Cold War lows, Putin has maintained that he does not want an arms race, but at the same time he has warned that his country is developing a new generation of weapons that he has described as "invincible" and unmatched by foreign rivals.
"Some 102 sea campaigns by Russia's ships and submarines are to take place", Putin added.
"It is essential to enhance the naval component of the strategic nuclear force". The Russian navy has also conducted Kalibr cruise missile attacks against Islamist insurgents in Syria's northwestern, rebel-held province of Idlib. Since Moscow's 2014 annexation of the Crimean Peninsula amid unrest in Ukraine, Russia and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation have been fiercely at odds and built up their defenses along mutual borders, especially in Eastern Europe. He also charged Russian forces with occasional "unsafe or unprofessional" behavior.
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