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Published:October 11th, 2015 11:43 EST

U.S., Russian Officials Discuss Safe Air Operations Over Syria

By SOP newswire3

Defense Department officials today held a secure video conference with officials from the Russian Ministry of Defense, the Pentagon press secretary announced in a statement.

The talks, which lasted about 90 minutes, were focused on promoting safe flight operations over Syria by Russian and other counter-Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant coalition aircraft, Cook said.


The discussions were professional and focused narrowly on the implementation of specific safety procedures, " he said. Progress was made during the talks, and the U.S. agreed to another discussion with Russia in the near future. "

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