Published January 19, 2022 | 03:20 AM
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – 19th January, 2022) Rear Adm. Oleg Zhuravlyov, deputy head of the Russian Defense Ministry’s Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides in Syria, said at a briefing that the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group (banned in Russia) shelled Syria‘s Idlib de-escalation zone once over the past 24 hours.
Rear Adm. Zhuravlyov said Russian servicemen also conducted patrols in the Deir ez-Zor province.
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.