Konashenkov: the U.S.-led coalition this week struck in Syria, a total of 50 airstrikes

Konashenkov: the U.S.-led coalition this week struck in Syria, a total of 50 airstrikes


MOSCOW, 1 February. Aircraft antiepilepsy the US-led coalition over the past week have done in Syria 73 sorties and struck 50 bombing attacks in the provinces of Aleppo, HOMS, raqqa and Hasakah. This was reported to journalists by the official representative of the defense Ministry major General Igor Konashenkov.

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“In order to destroy various rumors and innuendo in the Western media, as we promised, brought while summary data on the work in Syria of aircraft antiepilepsy the so-called coalition, he said. – Over the past week, coalition aircraft made 73 sorties and struck a 50 missile and bomb strikes on targets in the provinces of Aleppo, HOMS, ar-Raqqah and al-hasakah”.

The Russian defense Ministry hopes that “colleagues from the coalition will share with the world community information about the goals and about the effectiveness of his blows,” said Konashenkov.

“ISLAMIC STATE”

“Islamic state” (ISIS) – an Islamist terrorist organization operating inside Iraq and Syria. Established on 15 October 2006 by the merger of 11 radical Sunni groups. The core group forming the militants, who fought with American troops during their stay in Iraq and with the forces of the government of Bashar al-Assad in Syria.

The IG recognized as a terrorist organization in the USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Turkey, Egypt, UAE, India, Indonesia, and Russia (29 December 2014).