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Russia, France unite to strike Islamic State targets

Russia, France unite to strike Islamic State targets

India TV News Desk [ Updated: November 27, 2015 13:08 IST ]
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin with his French counterpart Francois Hollande, in Moscow, Russia on Thursday.
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    Russian President Vladimir Putin with his French counterpart Francois Hollande, in Moscow, Russia on Thursday.

  • On the other hand, the French leader also stressed the importance of Russia playing a key roles in the political transition in Syria. However, he reiterated the Western position that Syria's current President Bashar Assad should have no place in the country's future.
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    On the other hand, the French leader also stressed the importance of Russia playing a key roles in the political transition in Syria. However, he reiterated the Western position that Syria's current President Bashar Assad should have no place in the country's future.

  • Putin also said Russia would keep cooperating with the United States and its partners to fight Islamic State in Syria, but that cooperation will be in jeopardy if there are any repeats of the shooting down of the jet.
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    Putin also said Russia would keep cooperating with the United States and its partners to fight Islamic State in Syria, but that cooperation will be in jeopardy if there are any repeats of the shooting down of the jet.

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shakes hand with France's President Francois Hollande, after a joint press conference, in Moscow, Russia on Thursday.
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    Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shakes hand with France's President Francois Hollande, after a joint press conference, in Moscow, Russia on Thursday.

  • The two leaders have agreed that French and Russian airstrikes would be focused on Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) and other jihadist groups and facilities under their control.
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    The two leaders have agreed that French and Russian airstrikes would be focused on Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) and other jihadist groups and facilities under their control.

  • France and Russia have agreed to exchange intelligence data on Islamic State and other terror groups in Syria to increase the effectiveness of their air campaigns in the country as Vladimir Putin received his French counterpart, Francois Hollande, in Moscow.
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    France and Russia have agreed to exchange intelligence data on Islamic State and other terror groups in Syria to increase the effectiveness of their air campaigns in the country as Vladimir Putin received his French counterpart, Francois Hollande, in Moscow.

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