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Russian, U.S. positions on Syria flights have moved closer: Russian ministry
October 15, 2015 / 11:34 AM / 2 years ago

Russian, U.S. positions on Syria flights have moved closer: Russian ministry

MOSCOW, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Russian and U.S. positions on the safety of flights over Syria moved closer at talks on Wednesday, a Russian Defence Ministry official told Russian news agencies on Thursday.

Igor Konashenkov, the Defence Ministry official, added that Russian and Israeli pilots had also started exercises to ensure safe flights over Syria. (Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Writing by Alexander Winning; editing by Vladimir Soldatkin)

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