France Air Strikes ISIS Targets Second Time
The France carried out in the night of Thursday to Friday a second air strike against the Group Islamic State (ARS) at Raqa’i, in the East of the Syria, announced french Minister of defence, Jean-Yves Le Drian. “(Hunters) burst and issued bombs on a training (of the ISIS) camp. The objectives have been achieved”, said Jean-Yves le Drian on French radio Europe 1.
“There will be other (strike) against premises where Daesh (ISIS) arranges to threaten us”, added the Minister of defence. The two Rafale “hitters”, part of the United Arab Emirates with several burst accompanying targeted once again a training centre of the ISIS at Raqa’i, stronghold of the Organization, as at the first French strike September 27. “We know that there is in Syria, especially in the vicinity of Raqa’i, centres for training of foreign fighters whose mission is not to fight for Daesh on the Levant but to come in France, in Europe to carry out attacks”, said the Minister of defense.
“The enemy of the France is Daesh”
He Reapeted that “the enemy of the France is Daesh,” it has contrast accused the Russia to strike at “80-90%” other than the IC objectives to protect the Damascus regime. “The Russian military actions since ten days are not Daesh, they aim in priority the security of Bashar Al-Assad,” he insisted. The Russia “recognizes the need to protect Bashar and we, considering that Bashar is not part of the solution”, he hammered.
France Strikes coalition led by the United States aircraft fly in airspace increasingly crowded since the start of the Russian intervention on 30 September, with risks of increasing incidents, even though Russian hunters operate mainly in the North and West of the country. “There are risks of incidents, the fact that a Russian fighter jet went violating Turkish airspace is an example. Must be very vigilant,”said the Minister.
“Avoid all incidents causing gears that are voluntary or involuntary and it is necessary that each of the actors demonstrate a very great responsibility,” he said. The Defence Minister also said that the ISIS was using civilians as shields, Iraq and Syria, which complicates operations and the choice of the strikes. “Daesh arranged so that children, women and civilians are in the front line”, he said. “Officials hiding in schools, mosques, hospitals, which makes the action of the (International) coalition difficult because we do not wish to make collateral victims”, he added.
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