In the Kremlin commented on the reports about the possible killing of al-Baghdadi


RIA Novosti

Russian President Vladimir Putin received on a regular basis reports from the defense Ministry, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, answering the question, reported to Putin about the results of the airstrike, which was reportedly destroyed by the leader of the “Islamic state”* Ibrahim Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Earlier the defense Ministry reported that al-Baghdadi was killed in the result of the impact of videoconferencing on may 28 at the command post in the southern suburb of Raqqa, where the leaders of ISIS*. The information that al-Baghdadi was at the meeting, is validated.

“The President, as commander in chief, of course, regularly receives the necessary reports from our defense Ministry,” — said Peskov reporters.

“The results of impact can be evaluated and the tactical and strategic points of view, the Ministry of defence,” he added.

In addition, the press Secretary of the President was forwarded to the defense Ministry the question of if there’s a certain confidence that the leader of the IG* were destroyed in the attack.

* A terrorist organization banned in Russia