The deputy head of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Warring Parties in Syria Admiral Vyacheslav Sitnik said that Jabhat al-Nusra militants had carried out 24 attacks on government positions in the Idlib de-escalation zone.

“In the de-escalation zone of Idlib, members of the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group carried out 24 attacks on Syrian government positions, including 10 in Idlib, 10 in Latakia, two in Aleppo and two in Hama,” he told RIA Novosti.

Earlier, it was reported that Russian air defense systems repulsed the attack on the Khmeimim air base in Syria.