Army regains control over new areas in Deir Ezzor

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25.10.2017

Army units operating in Deir Ezzor, backed by the army air force, regained control over a number of points inside Mahkan town , southeast of al-Mayadeen on the direction of al-Bukmal city in Deir Ezzor province. SANA reporter said Tuesday that the army units intensified military operations in the surroundings of Khasham town advancing towards al-Tabiyeh village after inflicting heavy losses upon the terrorist groups in the area. In Deir…

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Russia vetoes draft resolution extending UN-OPCW Joint Investigative Mechanism mandate in Syria

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25.10.2017

Russia vetoed a draft resolution submitted by United States to the UN Security Council on extending the mandate of the OPCW-UN Joint Investigative Mechanism in Syria for a extra year. Bolivia joined Russia in opposing the draft resolution, while China abstained. For his part, Russian Permanent Representative to the UN Vasily Nebenzya reiterated his country’s rejection of the accusations made by US against the Syrian government on using chemicals in…

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