US-Russia deal to avoid Syria air incidents

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Russia and the U.S. have signed a cooperation deal on Syria. This as Moscow releases details of its latest airstrike campaign saying Russian planes have flown 55 sorties and hit 60 Islamist militant targets in Syria in the last 24 hours.

As Washington continues to accuse Moscow of using airstrikes to ‘prop up’ the Syrian government, Moscow insists its military action is aimed at tackling ISIL and other terrorist organizations in the country. The U.S. and Russia now appear to have agreed on ways to avoid clashing on air strike missions in the region.

CCTV’s Olly Barratt reports from Moscow.

US-Russia deal to avoid Syria air incidents

US-Russia deal to avoid Syria air incidents

Russia and the U.S. have signed a cooperation deal on Syria. This as Moscow releases details of its latest airstrike campaign saying Russian planes have flown 55 sorties and hit 60 Islamist militant targets in Syria in the last 24 hours.As Washington continues to accuse Russia of using airstrikes to 'prop up' the Syrian government. Moscow insists its military action is aimed at tackling ISIL and other terrorist organizations in the country. But the U.S. and Russia now appear to have agreed on ways to avoid clashing on air strike missions in the region.CCTV's Olly Barratt reports from Moscow.