Russia’s embassy in Madrid said Russia had withdrawn its request to refuel its warships in Spain. Russia scrapped plans to refuel Syria-bound warships in a Spanish port after Madrid came under NATO pressure to refuse access. On Wednesday, the Spanish Foreign Ministry requested a clarification of whether or not the Russian flotilla was heading for Syria. Then Russia withdrew the request to refuel warships in Spain’s North African section of Ceuta.
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Newsline: Russia’s embassy in Madrid says request to refuel warships in Spain withdrawn