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Russia: Airforce destroy 63 IS targets in 64 sorties - Defence Ministry01:59

Russia: Airforce destroy 63 IS targets in 64 sorties - Defence Ministry

Russian Federation, Moscow
October 11, 2015 at 20:12 GMT +00:00 · Published

Igor Konashenkov, the Russian Defence Ministry spokesperson, said on Sunday from Moscow that during the last 24 hours Russian Air Force destroyed 63 so-called Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) targets making 64 sorties from Hmeymim airbase.

Konashenkov also said that a second videoconference on security, involving the experts from Russia and US, took place. Both sides had a discussion that was "professional and constructive" to ensure "safety for military aviation during strikes on international terrorists in Syria."

Regarding the situation of the militants of the the so-called Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), Konashenkov stated that the data taken from radio intercepts "indicates a growing panic among ISIS terrorists."

Russia began conducting airstrikes against IS positions in Syria on September 30, after Syrian Government officially requested Russian aid.

Russia: Airforce destroy 63 IS targets in 64 sorties - Defence Ministry01:59
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Igor Konashenkov, the Russian Defence Ministry spokesperson, said on Sunday from Moscow that during the last 24 hours Russian Air Force destroyed 63 so-called Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) targets making 64 sorties from Hmeymim airbase.

Konashenkov also said that a second videoconference on security, involving the experts from Russia and US, took place. Both sides had a discussion that was "professional and constructive" to ensure "safety for military aviation during strikes on international terrorists in Syria."

Regarding the situation of the militants of the the so-called Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), Konashenkov stated that the data taken from radio intercepts "indicates a growing panic among ISIS terrorists."

Russia began conducting airstrikes against IS positions in Syria on September 30, after Syrian Government officially requested Russian aid.

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