Moscow, SANA- Russia’s Defense Ministry said on Tuesday that 4119 rocket and bomb strikes targeted positions and command centers for terrorist organizations in Syria since September 30th, destroying 54 workshops for making ammunition and explosives.
The operations’ center at Russia’s Defense Ministry held a meeting in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
” By conducting military missions in Syria, you are protecting Russia and its citizens,” Putin told his military chiefs.
In turn, Russia’s Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said “We are conducting a mass airstrike campaign against ISIS targets in Syria and we have now doubled the number of sorties”.
Shoigu said that Russia’s strikes targeted terrorists’ positions in Raqqa, Deir Ezzor and Aleppo and destroyed 140 positions for the terrorist organizations.
Russia’s aircrafts bombed ISIS positions in Aleppo, Shoigu said, adding that 127 sorties are due to be carried out tonight to destroy 206 targets.