Syrian troops have regained control of another province

Syrian troops have regained control of another province

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Government forces regained control of the opposition province on the border with Jordan.

The Syrian army in the fighting occupied the city of Daraa, which seven years ago began an uprising against President Bashar al-Assad, reports the Internet-the edition with reference to .

Government forces regained control of the opposition province on the border with Jordan in the Wake of a major offensive in June. In the town square hoisted the flag of the country.

Since June 19, when the offensive began on the city, government troops have taken control of a vast area around Daraa.

“The Russians gave us a guarantee that the Syrian army will not enter into opposition areas,” said Abu Bayan, the leader of the rebel group in the city.

Currently, about 2000 of the rebels, together with their families are in opposition of the city of Daraa. According to the agreement with Russia, the latter guaranteed their evacuation after the capitulation and surrender of arms.

According to the UN, because of the fighting in the region 234 thousand people became refugees, with 70% of them took refuge in the neighboring province of Quneitra, near Israeli occupied Golan heights.Note that in the province of Daraa in 2011, the first protests against the Assad regime, which subsequently escalated into large-scale civil war.

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