30 Sep '15, 6pm

Russia Bombing Won't Change U.S. Role in Syria & News Updates Links

Russia Bombing Won't Change U.S. Role in Syria Voice of America The United States said it would continue to lead coalition airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria, ignoring Russia's request for U.S. aircraft to avoid Syrian airspace as Russia began conducting bombing attacks there Wednesday in support of the Syrian government. U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby said a Russian general in Baghdad had given U.S. Embassy personnel short notice earlier in the morning of the planned strikes in Syria against Islamic State targets. "The U.S.-led coalition will continue to fly missions over Iraq and Syria as planned and in support of our international mission to degrade and destroy ISIL," Kirby said, using an acronym for the Islamic State group. U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter on Tuesday had directed the Pentagon staff to communicate with Russia about coaliti...

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