Putin Orders U.S. Jets Out of Syria, Starts Bombing


PUTINA Russian general allegedly asked the U.S. to remove its planes from Syrian airspace Wednesday, just hours before Russian airstrikes began, a senior U.S. official told Fox News.

CNN reported that Russian jets began bombing targets in Syria early in the morning. In Moscow hours earlier, lawmakers approved Vladimir Putin’s request to use armed forces abroad, but Kremlin Chief of Staff Sergey Ivanov said the move referred only to the use of Russia’s air force in Syria.

“The operation’s military goal is exclusively air support of the Syrian armed forces” and their battle against ISIS, Ivanov said, according to Russian news agency TASS. Read more at Fox News.

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