The French military start air patrol of the Syrian borders. The corresponding order has been issued by the President Francois Hollande.
According to him, the French Air Force will start military operation against the Islamic State terror group.
The French pilots are to initiate the operation in the territory of Syria since 8 October.
The US authorities claimed earlier that they intent to airstrike Bashar al-Assad’s troops in case they impede the “moderate” Syrian opposition fighting the Islamic State. Beside that, Washington announced an air operation against extremists. The Turkish Air Forces joined the American military.