At the headquarters of the coalition led by the US to combat terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia) has denied reports about the evacuation of American helicopters more than 20 commanders of the militants from the district of Deir-ez-Zor. About it writes RIA Novosti.
“This information is false,” said the coalition representative.
Earlier Thursday, a military-diplomatic source told RIA Novosti that in August the U.S. air force from the area of Deir ez-Zor was taken to the North of Syria, more than 20 field commanders and close them militants. The spokesman added that the August evacuation was not the first such operation.
On 6 September, the chief of the main operations Directorate of the General staff of the Russian armed forces Colonel-General Sergey rudskoy said that the Syrian troops dealt a “crushing defeat” to the troops in the centre and East of the country. He said that the militants knocked out of 59 settlements. One of the major victories of the government army, he called the battle of the city of Deir ez-Zor.