This week, Russian aircraft attacked the positions of militants «Islamic state» in the mountains of Baalbek, in Eastern Lebanon, reports Walla with reference to the publication of the newspaper «al-Sharq al-Awsat,» which, in turn, refers to official Lebanese sources.
Sources in Beirut report that was attacked a target near the border with Syria, the Russian military did not coordinate their actions with the Lebanese authorities.
Apparently, we are talking about actions for the purpose of assisting the fighters of the Lebanese «Hezbollah» supporting the regime of Bashar al-Assad and opposing militants and «Dzhabhat EN-Nusra» not only in Syria but in Lebanon.
The Russian defense Ministry has not yet commented on this information.
Apparently, the aim is to clarify reports appearing state of the Lebanese «National news Agency» December 7, stating that some of the settlement Aarsal (10 km West from the border with Syria) after the appearance in the sky Russian aircraft were heard the sounds of explosions. Then it was reported that the attacked positions of the IG, but it was noted that in this deployed jihadist groups.