Israel launched missile attacks on Damascus
»Several Israeli missiles were intercepted by the Syrian forces near the city of Damascus on Wednesday night» — the Syrian state-run news agency SANA reports. According to the SANA — the Israeli air force attacked several areas of Damascus. Most missiles were intercepted.
The Israeli newspaper «Haaretz» reported that the Israel Defense Forces attacked about 20 targets in Syria. More than a half of the targets belonged to the Iranian forces. «On Wednesday, the Israeli army announced the attack on many targets belonging to the Iranian forces «Quds», and the army of Bashar al-Assad in Syria» — the RIA NEWS quoted «Haaretz».
«The Russian and Turkish troops, supported by the Russian air force, began their 9th joint patrol in the Syrian border area north-west from the village of Qamishli» — the Russian Ministry of Defense reported. The patrol began on 20th of November, at 10:15. The patrol route starts from the village of Arad-Kabir, and goes to the east, along the Syrian-Turkish border.
«The accusations against Moscow about the failure to comply with the Sochi memorandum on Syria are nothing but misunderstanding» — the Russian ambassador to Turkey was assured, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told during a press conference in Moscow, on Wednesday. “No-one in Ankara questions the work that Russia is doing” — Lavrov added. He also noted that neither the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, nor the Turkish President’s Special Advisor Ibrahim Kalyn said anything “about a resumption of the operation ‘Source of Peace’ ”