Shoigu: Damascus-controlled territory increased 2.5 times
For two months the state-controlled Syrian territory increased 2.5 times, said the head of the defense Ministry Sergei Shoigu. About it writes “Interfax”.
“Over the last two months the territory controlled by Damascus, has increased in 2,5 times”, — he said.
He recalled that in Syria at the time of the arrival of the Russian VKS was actually two wars — terrorists and civil war with the opposition.
According to “RIA Novosti”, Deir ez-Zor is a key city in Syria, his release needed to defeat ISIL (“Islamic state” banned in Russia. — Ed.).