Putin orders military to destroy any targets that threaten its forces in Syria
December 11 , 2015
President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, has ordered the military to destroy any targets that threaten its forces in Syria. As per media reports, in televised comments, Putin told defense officials that such targets need to be immediately destroyed. The President did not elaborate on any specific targets; however, there are tensions between Russia and Turkey following the downing of a Russian plane by Turkish forces.