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The Syrian Arab army (SAA) stopped the attack in the North-West Syrian province of Hama. It is reported by Al-Masdar News.
According to the publication, the government troops stopped “until further notice” in a busy previously, the key city of al-Naboodah. The same source told AMN that there reinforcements arrived, but the military has not yet received the order to attack.
The reason for the stop is called negotiations between the Armed forces of Russia and Turkey about the situation in Idlib province.
It is clarified that by stopping the ground forces, the Syrian army continued attacking rebel positions in the provinces of Hama and Idlib with artillery and aircraft.
28 may it was reported that the Russian aircraft helped the occurrence of the CAA, dealing a blow to the militant group “Hayat Tahrir al-sham” (HTS created on the basis of the banned in Russia “Dzhabhat EN-Nusra”), which regrouped in front of the counter at al-Naboodah.
The day before, the SAA managed to repel HTS city, repeatedly passing from hand to hand. Those for some time occupied it after a week of failed attempts. Both sides in the fighting suffered heavy losses.
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