With tension rising in Syria between world powers, the Russian military has said that it was closely watching the situation around Syria and was aware of the movements of a US naval strike force headed for the Gulf.
This comes after the US Navy on Tuesday that the strike group, headed by the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman, has been ordered to sail for the Middle East and Europe.
Sources said that the Russian military is expecting the U.S. strike force to arrive in the Middle East by May start.
Tensions have risen between world powers over alleged attack of chemical weapons there.
Thus the Russian Defence Ministry has said that it would track the movement closely of the military ships that are heading for the region.>