MOSCOW, September 6. /TASS/. Syrian troops beat the “Islamic state” (ISIS is a terrorist organization banned in Russia) the battle for the city of Deir ez-Zor. On Wednesday the chief of the Main operations Directorate of the General staff of armed forces Colonel-General Sergey rudskoy.
“To win the battle over the terrorist groups near the town of Deir ez-Zor, which surpasses in importance and scale of all previous wins. That the Syrian people have waited more than three years,” said rudskoy.
The tide of battle
As reported, in turn, the commander of the Russian group of forces in Syria, Colonel-General Sergei Surovikin, “during the counter offensive of the troops of General Suhela and defenders of Deir-ez-Zor, under command of General Zahreddin the encirclement defense of the militants was broken on a site with a width of 3 km”. “Tonight the corridor was expanded in two” – the General added.