Russia and Turkey carry out next joint patrol in Syria

Russia and Turkey carry out next joint patrol in Syria

The Russian military police and the Turkish border service have started their fourth joint patrol in a new area in Syria's north, at the border with Turkey, and the route will make around 80 kilometers, the Russian Defence Ministry said.

"The fourth joint patrol of the Russian military police and the Turkish border service started on November 11 its operation in a new border region, located 70 kilometers to the west of the Qamishliya settlement," the Russian Defence Ministry said in a statement.

The patrol will first head westward and then eastward along the border, and the military will cross around 80 kilometers, the ministry added.

Around 50 servicemen, driving armored vehicles, are taking part in the operation, supervised by Russia's Orlan-10 drone, Sputnik reported.

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