Troops of Syria with the support of videoconferencing was released in June, about 70 settlements


MOSCOW, June 30. /TASS/. Syrian government troops with the support of Air and space forces (VKS) Russia freed in June, more than 12 thousand square kilometers and 69 settlements, said on a conference call on Friday, the Russian defense Minister, army General Sergei Shoigu.

“In the last month Syrian government forces and militia groups with the support of the Russian space forces develop success in the North-East of the province of Aleppo, near Palmyra and in the South of Syria. Only in June from the militants freed 69 settlements and 12 177 square kilometers of territory,” – said Shoigu during the meeting.

According to him, Syrian troops actively move along the Syrian-Jordanian border. It continues to maintain the cease of hostilities.

“Today, the regime joined 228 of the armed opposition. In June of the agreement on reconciliation signed with representatives 329 settlements, whose total number is 1864,” – said the Minister.

After the signing of the Memorandum on the establishment of a de-escalation in Syria the number of violations of the cessation of hostilities declined multiple, said Shoigu.

The Syrian experience is needed