MOSCOW (DailynewstoKnow News / Sputnik – 04th May, 2021) The Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group (banned in Russia) shelled Syria’s Idlib de-escalation zone 32 times over the past 24 hours, Rear Adm. Alexander Karpov, deputy head of the Russian Defense Ministry’s Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides in Syria, said at a briefing.
“Thirty-two shelling attacks from the positions of the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group were registered in the Idlib de-escalation zone, according to the Syrian side’s data, in the provinces of Idlib (14 attacks), Latakia (12), Aleppo (2) and Hama (4),” Rear Adm.
He said no shelling on the part of illegal armed groups controlled by Turkey had been registered in the past day.
The Russian Defense Ministry’s Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides and Control over the Movement of Refugees in the Syrian Arab Republic was established in February 2016.
Its tasks include the signing of agreements on illegal armed groups and individual settlements joining the regime of cessation of hostilities, as well as coordinating the delivery of humanitarian aid.