>> Russian Air Force jets dropping bombs on Islamic State targets in Syria Saturday, in this video released by Russia's Defense Ministry. Six long-range bombers carrying out the attacks in the northeast of Syria. This is the third video released by the Ministry this week, showing Russian bombers targeting Islamic State.
These airstrikes come days after President Trump spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin in a more than hour-long phone call.>> We had a great call with President Putin. We're talking about peace in Syria, very important.>> A White House statement following the call said the two leaders stressed the importance of the UN-led peace process in resolving the Syrian civil war.
And also agreed to explore ways to cooperate in the fight against militant groups such as Islamic State.