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Russia carries out air strikes against militants in Syria's Idlib - RIA

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MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Ministry of Defence said on Thursday that its planes had carried out four air strikes against militants in Syria’s Idlib region, the RIA news agency reported.

The Russian military said that the Turkish army had asked for its help to protect Turkish troops by striking “terrorists in Idlib”.

(Reporting by Polina Devitt, writing by Maria Tsvetkova Editing by Andrew Osborn)

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