Under full control of Syrian troops is already more than 85 percent of the territory of Deir ez-Zor, in the next week the city will be completely liberated. As reported by RIA Novosti, said the official representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia Igor Konashenkov.
According to him, in the last days of Syrian government forces continued an offensive to destroy the last foothold of Islamic state in Deir-ez-Zor. Last night the assault troops of General Suhela cleared from terrorists about 16 square kilometers and two settlements on the West Bank of the Euphrates.
Meanwhile, according to Konashenkov, the Russian means of control recorded the transfer of militants, “Syrian democratic forces” (SDS, SDF) of the province of raqqa in the Northern parts of the province of Deir ez-Zor.
The General said that the militants SDS freely join the fighting orders of terrorists of ISIS, “Russian unmanned vehicles and intelligence in a week not fixed no clashes with ISIL “third force” — SDS”.
The representative of command of armed forces of the United States in Qatar “strongly driven” attempts of attacks from the areas where VTS will be stopped, said Konashenkov.
“Islamic state” in Russia included in the list of terrorist organizations, participation in activities which result in criminal liability.
Earlier it was reported that the Syrian Arab army and her allied forces liberated from the militants two districts in the South-East of Deir ez-Zor. Some terrorists crossed the Euphrates and took refuge in the Northern part of the city. For the last day of the assault units of the government forces with the support of the Russian space forces, crossed the Euphrates, already freed from the militants, more than 60 square kilometers of territory on the left Bank of the river.