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Russian Jets Bomb Nusra Front Near Aleppo to Stabilize Situation - MoD

Sputnik News

22:14 29.02.2016(updated 22:15 29.02.2016)

The Russian center on Syrian reconciliation said Monday that Russian combat jets have carried out airstrikes against the Nusra Front militant group, which is forbidden in Russia, north of the Syrian city of Aleppo to stabilize the situation.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russian combat jets have carried out airstrikes against the Nusra Front militant group, which is forbidden in Russia, north of the Syrian city of Aleppo to stabilize the situation, the Russian center on Syrian reconciliation said Monday as quoted by the country's Defense Ministry.

According to the statement, the Nusra Front has been shelling the Syrian army positions from the Narb-Nafsa settlement.

'In order to stabilize the situation, the Russian Aerospace Forces carried out missile and bomb attacks against the attacking units of the Nusra Front militants in regions north of Aleppo and attack positions of terrorists near the Narb-Nafsa settlement,' the statement reads.

The center reiterated that no attacks were being carried out against the opposition groups in Syria which had agreed to the ceasefire.

Sputnik



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