Russia will grant children from Syria a possibility to study at cadet schools of the Defense Ministry for free, according to a bilateral agreement posted on the Russian government’s legal information web portal on Tuesday.
The document was signed in Moscow on September 20 and entered into force on October 20, 2018.
As the agreement stipulates, the Syrian children will study on the basis of contracts concluded by the authorized bodies of Russia and Syria and pursuant to the curricula developed for Russian cadets of these schools. The cadet schools will offer classroom instruction in the Russian language for Syrian children.
The Syrian children will study on a gratuitous basis. The education expenses will be borne by the Russian side. At the same time, enrolment to cadet schools will be on a competitive basis. Candidates for the studies will be selected by the Syrian side.