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The international coalition led by the United States were evacuated from the Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor militants of the terrorist organization “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). On Sunday, October 7, reported Reuters, citing its own sources.
It is noted that belonging to the coalition helicopters were taken of jihadists of different nationalities, near the village of Al-shaafa to the South-East of Deir ez-Zor.
In September, a military-diplomatic source told RIA Novosti that in August the U.S. air force evacuated from the area of Deir ez-Zor in Northern Syria, more than 20 field commanders and close to them the is militants. According to the interlocutor of the Agency, this evacuation was not the first such operation. At the headquarters of the international coalition denied this information.
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.
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