Lavrov told about the purpose of the Russian attacks in Idlib and HOMS

The Russian air force and Syrian forces attacked the provinces of Idlib and HOMS in order to prevent the retreat of Iraqi Mosul militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (banned in Russia). This was stated by Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov after meeting with his us counterpart John Kerry.

“Our aerospace force and the Syrian air force working in the provinces of Idlib and HOMS to prevent withdrawal of ISIS from Mosul,” — said Lavrov.