Shoigu: the introduction of zones of de-escalation in Syria will stop the civil war

The Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu

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KUBINKA /Moscow region/, August 23. /TASS/. Splitting the moderate opposition from the terrorists in Syria and the introduction of areas of escalation helped to end the civil war in the country. On Wednesday the Minister of defence of the Russian Federation General of the army Sergei Shoigu at the meeting with the defense Minister of Lebanon Jakub Sarraf at the International military-technical forum “Army-2017”.