Russian planes and missiles attacked Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) positions in Raqqa, a U.S. defense official told CBS News.
It is unknown if that is retaliation for the recentterror attacks in Paris or last month’s Russian passenger jet crash, which Moscow now says was definitely caused by a bomb, reports CBS News’ national security correspondent David Martin.
France, which already hit the capital with the biggest French air bombing yet over the weekend responding to the Paris terror attacks, launched fresh airstrikes in Syria overnight. Ten warplanes launched 16 bombs on a command center that houses one of ISIS’ headquarters and a training center, reports CBS News correspondent Elizabeth Palmer.
In Paris, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met the French President Francois Hollande to extend condolences and discuss how the two countries could expand their cooperation.
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