Russian raids from Iran airbase 'over for now'

This image taken from footage released by the Russian Defence Ministry's official website reportedly shows a Russian bomber Tupolev Tu-22M3 conducting airstrikesIran said Monday that Russian raids on jihadists in Syria from one of its airbases had ended for now, after accusing Moscow of “showing off” when it revealed the bombing runs. Any further use of Hamedan base by Russian aircraft would take place “in line with mutual accords on the fight against terrorism and taking into account the situation in Syria”, he said in a statement. The Russian ambassador to Tehran, Levan Dzhagaryan, said nothing prevented a renewed use of Hamedan.

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