15:20 GMT30 July 2021
Listen Live
    Military & Intelligence
    Get short URL

    At least 4 Polish F-16 jets could participate in air alert mission in Syria, the head of the National Security Bureau, Pawel Soloch, said Monday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — He added that Warsaw was ready to conduct patrol missions, adding that this move would show solidarity with its allies.

    "Four Polish F-16 jet fighters could participate in the air policing of conflict-torn Syrian territories," Soloch told Polskie Radio.

    Syria has been in a state of civil war since 2011, with the army loyal to President Bashar Assad fighting several opposition factions and terrorist organizations, including Daesh and al-Nusra Front.

    A US-led coalition of over 60 nations, including Poland, has been conducting airstrikes on Daesh targets in Iraq and Syria since 2014, although it has not received a permission to do so from the UN Security Council or Damascus.


    Russia Began Air Campaign in Syria Due to 'US-Led Coalition's Inaction'
    Why Western Media Presents Russia's Strikes in Syria as US-Led Coalition's
    HRW Slams Saudi-Led Coalition Over Cluster Bomb Use in Yemen Strikes
    Syria, Poland, F-16, airspace
    Community standardsDiscussion