Russian defense Ministry: Syrian army continues attack on Palmyra

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MOSCOW, February 13. /TASS/. The Syrian army, backed by Russian aviation continues to advance on Palmyra and is now 20 km from this city, the press service of the defense Ministry.

“Syrian government troops backed by aircraft of the Russian space forces are continuing an offensive in the direction of Palmyra, to which there was at least 20 km Over the past week on palmyrene direction aircraft of Russian air force made more than 90 combat missions,” – said in a statement received by TASS.