TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian and Turkish warplanes carried out several joint combat flights over ISIL’s concentration centers in the town of al-Bab in Northern Aleppo, the Turkish army announced in a statement.
The statement said that the Russian fighter jets bombed ISIL’s positions in al-Bab another time to support the Euphrates Shield Operation started by Ankara in August.
Ankara’s statement went on to say that Turkish and Russian fighter jets carried out joint aerial operation against ISIL’s centers in al-Bab on the first day of 2017.
Last Monday, the Russian Air Force started targeting ISIL’s positions in the town of al-Bab to back up the Turkish Army and its militant allies for the first time since the start of the Euphrates Shield Operation in Northern Syria.
Massdar news quoted a military source in Kuweires airbase as saying that the Russian fighter jets of Su24 and Su34 bombed ISIL’s positions in al-Bab Northeast of Aleppo for the first time following improvement of relations between Ankara and Moscow.