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Russia and Turkey conduct joint attack in Syria

Russia and Turkey conduct joint attack in Syria

Russia and Turkey have Wednesday together for the first time air strikes in Syria carried out. There were bombardments carried out on al-Bab in the province of Aleppo.

In total, nine Russian and eight Turkish fighter aircraft participated in the mission, according to the Russian ministry of Defence.

In total, 36 targets were taken under fire, said Sergei Roedskoj of the Russian general staff. It was going to be a mission directed against the fighters of Islamic State.

Russia supports the Syrian government in the fight against the rebels in the country. Turkey, by contrast, supports the rebels, but provides at the same time fight against IS. The country brought in 2015 with a Russian fighter jet down, what a deep crisis. Meanwhile, to improve the relations between the two countries slowly.

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