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United Nations: Syria's foreign minister said on Monday that his government is satisfied with the US-led bombing campaign against the Islamic State group, adding that the airstrikes should be expanded to include all other militant groups in Syria.
In an interview with The Associated Press, Walid al-Moallem said the fight against terrorism has aligned Damascus with Western and Arab opponents in fighting the same enemy.
Al-Moallem said the US does not inform Syria of every strike before it happens, "but it's OK."
"We are fighting ISIS, they are fighting ISIS," he said, referring to the group by one of its acronyms.
He spoke as US-led coalition airstrikes targeted towns in northern and eastern Syria controlled by the Islamic State group, including one strike that Syrian activists said hit a grain silo and reportedly killed civilians.
originally posted by: Xcathdra
You got to wonder why this thread was created when the op calls the site in question iffy... Even more so when the link doesnt even work.
If a US jet violates russian airspace, or vice versa, they would be shot down.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights - a UK-based activist group - said initial reports from the area suggested the plane came down on the Syrian side of the border. "Turkish air defences targeted a Syrian fighter-bomber as it struck areas of the northern province of Latakia. The plane caught fire and crashed in Syrian territory," the Observatory said. According to one report, the plane's pilot was able to eject. In a media statement on the incident, the Turkish General Staff said two Syrian military jets were involved, and that they had been "warned four times that they were approaching Turkish airspace"