Over 2,200 Terrorists Give up Fight against Syrian Army in Northwestern Damascus
Chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Lt.Gen. Sergei Rudskoy announced that 2,274 militants have handed over their weapons to the Syrian army and joined peace with the government.
He added that the ground has been paved for those militants that have not agreed to join the peace process to leave the region for the militant-held regions in Idlib province along with their families.
The Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria announced on Wednesday that militants in more regions laid down arms and joined the nationwide reconciliation plan across Syria.
“Representatives of militants in more regions signed peace agreements with Damascus,” the Russian center said, adding, “Total number of cities, towns, regions and villages that have thus far joined peace process in Syrian now stands at 1,134.”
The Russian Defense Ministry said that peace negotiations are also underway with various field commanders from the provinces of Homs, Hama, Aleppo and Quneitra.