At the final stage of the operation against the militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (banned in Russia) to Syria of Russian aircraft have completed more than one hundred sorties per day and caused up to 250 strokes. This was stated by the chief of the Main operations Directorate of the General staff Sergey rudskoy, reports “Interfax”.
Only long-range aircraft delivered per month 14 group strikes, having made 84 of departure from the territory of Russia. According to Rudskoy, more than 550 terrorists were killed in the last five days.
The General staff explained that there is not one settlement, which would control the militants. “It cannot be excluded that in the liberated territory might some subversive group ISIS,” he said.
On 6 December, the chief of the General staff Valery Gerasimov said that “Syria fully liberated from the terrorists.” Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that the decision on the completion of the transaction will make Russian leader Vladimir Putin.