Russia says the Islamic state and the Al Nusra Front in Syria ally weigh
The spokesman for the Russian Defense Ministry, Gen. Igor Konashenkov, said that the Islamic State in talks with other terrorist groups to create a common front against the forces of the Syrian government.
"Our intelligence services have intercepted conversations between various commanders of the terrorist Al Nusra Front and the self-styled Islamic State in negotiating to join forces and prevent the advance of the Syrian army," said Igor Konashenkov.
On September 30, Russia launched a military operation in Syria against the Islamic State to request the president, Bashar Al Assad. Since then, the Russian Air Force has carried out nearly 800 attacks, by which have eliminated hundreds of jihadists and destroyed dozens of checkpoints, warehouses and other facilities. In addition, the ships of Russian Caspian Flotilla have fired 26 cruise missiles, which successfully achieved various positions of the terrorist group.