Russia, Syria stop bombing areas of possible location of opposition units

Syrian forces cease the fire and start withdrawing tanks

Russian and Syrian warplanes have stopped bombing areas of possible location of opposition units, Lieutenant General Viktor Poznikhir, the first deputy head of the main operations department of the Russian Armed Forces General Staff, said on Sept. 15.

"The Syrian government forces have ceased the fire and have started withdrawing tanks, infantry combat vehicles and artillery guns to the agreed distances thus creating conditions for setting up a demilitarized zone. The Russian and Syrian Aerospace Forces have stopped delivering air strikes in areas of possible location of opposition units," General Poznikhir said.

Source: TASS

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