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Tue Jun 20, 2017, 06:09 AM

Syria conflict: Australia suspends military air operations

Source: BBC

The pause was a "precautionary measure", the government said, without giving details.

Moscow's warning came after the US shot down a Syrian military plane.

Russia also said it was halting communications with the US aimed at preventing such incidents.

Australia has deployed about 780 military personnel as part of the US-led coalition fighting so-called Islamic State (IS) in both Iraq and Syria.

Read more: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-40339101

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