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To their homes in Syria, abandoned due to the armed conflict have returned more than 1.5 million people. This was announced by the head of the National control center of defense of Russia Colonel General Michael Mezentsev, reports RIA Novosti.
According to him, only last week to their homes returned 7 thousand Syrians, including 5.2 thousand from the territories of foreign States. In total from other countries arrived over 260 thousand refugees, more than about 1.25 million are internally displaced.
“The influx of refugees into the country in recent years has grown significantly, primarily in Jordan with the beginning of full operation of the checkpoint “Nasib”,” — said the little fingers.
In addition, he reported that over the week in different parts of Syria 149 renovated houses, some industrial enterprises and social objects. In hundreds of cities work continues on the restoration.
Armed conflict in Syria began in 2011. It involves government forces, acting on the side of President Bashar al-Assad, moderate opposition and various Islamist groups. In recent months there are increasing reports about the truce and the surrender of weapons by the militants or the defeat of their forces.
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