Defense Ministry: more than 1.6 thousand objects IG destroyed air group VC Russia in Syria for a month

Defense Ministry: more than 1.6 thousand objects IG destroyed air group VC Russia in Syria for a month

MOSCOW, October 30. More than 1.6 thousand objects of infrastructure is prohibited in the Russian Federation the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG) has destroyed the wing of the aerospace forces (VKS) Russia to Syria over a month since the beginning of the operation. About this informed the head of Main operational Department of the General staff of the Russian armed forces Colonel-General Andrey Kartapolov.

“A month has passed since the beginning of actions of the Russian air group in Syria and it is time to draw some conclusions. In just a month, the aircraft made a sortie 1391, destroying 1623 object of terrorists,” – said Kartapolov.

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According to him, this number includes 249 different control points and communication centers, 51 training camp for terrorists, 35 factories and workshops, where terrorists made IEDs, 131 ammunition and fuel, and 371 reference point and a fortified node, 786 field camps and various databases.

Aviation of the Russian Federation troops helped to liberate Syria from ISIS, more than 50 settlements

The actions of the Russian aviation has allowed the Syrian army to release more than 50 settlements from fighters are banned in the Russian Federation the terrorist organization ISIS, also reported Andrey Kartapolov.

The General said that “the air strikes of Russian aviation has allowed the Syrian armed forces to take the offensive in the provinces of Aleppo, Latakia, Idlib, HOMS and Damascus and to clear a considerable area of territory from the bandits.”

“Three weeks of active hostilities, the Syrian army liberated more than 50 large settlements, some 350 square kilometers of territory,” – said Kartapolov. According to him, in a number of settlements have already started to return local residents.

VKS RF helped to destroy 28 banglawala

Thanks to the air group of the aerospace defence forces of Russia the situation in Syria has undergone significant changes: broken management system gangs, destroyed 28 of the most significant leaders in the Russian Federation is prohibited terrorist organizations “Islamic state” and “dzhebhat EN-Nusra”.

“As a result of the strikes of Russian aviation, the situation in Syria has undergone significant changes. Terrorists suffered significant losses. Broken created over the last few years, the system of management and supply gangs”, – said the General.

According to him, knocked out the main control points and knots of communication, destroyed the largest supply base of fighters with weapons, fuel and ammunition and destroyed the infrastructure that was used for training of new terrorists.

“ISIL (formerly ISIS – approx.TASS) and “dzhebhat EN-Nusra” has lost the initiative and were forced across the front of the switch to defensive tactics. This disrupted the stability of the control bands. This contributed to the destruction of 28 of the most odious of bundleware” – said Kartapolov.

Syrian forces pushed Islamic state terrorists

Syrian government forces have pushed terrorists in the provinces of Hama, HOMS, Damascus, Aleppo and Latakia.

According to Kartapolov in the region of Aleppo by the Syrian army was released on 19 settlements. “Government troops troops repelled all counterattacks of the militants and continue their assault on Quires with a view to its complete release,” – said Kartapolov.

He said that in the Latakia province, the militants knocked out of nine settlements. “On flat terrain assault troops engage in fierce fighting for the mastery of the city Salmiya”, – explained the General.

Kartapolov said that in the Central part of the country as a result of active actions of the Syrian army liberated the 12 cities in the province of Hama. “The Syrian armed forces further develop the offensive in the Northern direction,” – said the head of Cupola.

He also said that in the province of HOMS as a result of attacks of government troops and units of the national militia managed to take control of the city of Sneasel and completely block the large gangs in some major cities, such as Dar-El-Kabir, CEM-Ali and Their’ala.

“In the area of Damascus continued heavy fighting in the neighborhood of East ghouta. There is significant success in the area of the cities of Duma and Nule. On Jawbar government forces continue an offensive to encircle the militant groups that are concentrated in this area”, – concluded the General.

The defense Ministry is ready to cooperate with opposition

The defense Ministry is ready to engage in Syria with the opposition fighting against the militants of banned in the Russian Federation the terrorist organization “Islamic state”, reported Andrey Kartapolov.

“We have repeatedly said it is ready to interact with all the Syrian forces fighting against the terrorists of ISIL (formerly ISIS – approx.TASS) and “dzhebhat EN-Nusra”, and that applies to “free Syrian army”. We are willing to cooperate with the Patriotic opposition in any format, including in the framework of the Joint information center in Baghdad,” he said.

With all the information about the objects of the Islamic state and “dzhebhat EN-Nusra” received from “Syrian free army” and other moderate forces “will be examined, and the objects will become priority targets for defeat of Russian aviation,” said Kartapolov.

“After a month extremely difficult to understand the nature of the claims and actions of the moderate opposition in Syria. Before the threat of capture of the international terrorist forces, all Patriotic forces should unite and present a United front against a common enemy. Unfortunately, this has not happened yet”, – said the representative office.

Assessment of President’s actions VKS RF

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin is convinced that Russian soldiers are in Syria successful, but recognizes that terrorism is not yet defeated.

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“We hope that the coordinated actions of our strike aircraft and other means of attack, coordinated with offensive operations of the Syrian army will give positive results”, – said the head of state, speaking at the meeting of the discussion club “Valdai”.

“In my opinion and in the opinion of our military experts, such a result is already there. It is sufficient to say that terrorism in Syria defeated? No. Need more serious effort to make such an assertion would require an even greater and I want to stress – joint work”, – said the Russian leader.
“Regarding confidence in the effectiveness of action – how can there be certainty in such matters? Confidence gives only an insurance policy,” said Putin.
“We act in accordance with their beliefs and the norms of international law”, – said the President of the Russian Federation.

Operation of Russia in Syria

The operation of the Russian space forces in Syria began on 30 September at the request of President Bashar al-Assad.

In the air group of the Russian Federation includes more than 50 aircraft and helicopters, including the su-30CM, front-line bomber su-24M and su-34, su-25. Russian pilots put aviudary on the positions of militants IG in coordination with government forces. A ground operation, Russia has no plans to conduct.

October 7 small missile ships of the Caspian flotilla attacked the Islamist positions with a cruise missile complex “Caliber-NK” acatarii from the Caspian sea.


“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).