Turkish Defense Minister: Turkey, Russia Coordinate Air Operations in Syria

Ankara, Turkish and Russian militaries are coordinating their respective air operations in Syria to avoid mishaps, the Turkish defense minister Fikri Isik said on Friday.
Speaking at a signing ceremony on “Cyber Security Cooperation” in Ankara, Isik said the Syrian regime could eventually join the coordination arrangement.
“The necessary coordination has been made in Syria to ensure that the air elements of Turkey and those of the regime or Russia are not confronted”, Isik added.
On Thursday, the Turkish military announced that Turkey and Russia had signed an agreement, allowing the two countries to work in coordination for the safety of their military aviation in war-torn Syria.
According to the army’s statement, the Turkish General Staff said that the delegations from the two countries met in Moscow on Thursday.

Source: Qatar News Agency