More than 65 thousand residents of Eastern Ghouta returned to their homes. This was during a briefing, the chief of the Russian Center for reconciliation of warring parties in Syria, Major-General Yury Yevtushenko.
“Thanks to the comprehensive support of the Russian side and the government of Syria, 65,328 residents of East Ghouta returned to their homes from refugee camps and temporarily displaced persons. Work on the normalization of the situation in the southern suburbs of Damascus continues, ” – he said.
At the same time, Yevtushenko noted that in the city of the Duma the clearing of debris continues, the demining of houses and other structures.
He also said that 8131 people left the “Homs” de-escalation zone in the past 24 hours.
“Since May 7, 27 924 militants and a member of their families have been withdrawn from the de-escalation zone” Homs “,” Yevtushenko stressed.
Russian military doctors continue to provide medical assistance to Syrians, including children.
Earlier it was reported that Russian military police units began patrolling the southern quarters of Damascus, which were liberated from the militants.
Russian military police subdivisions began patrolling the southern quarters of the Syrian capital, released from militants of illegal armed formations, TASS reported today.
Military policemen provide law and order in the areas of Beit Sahm, Sidi-Mikdad, Babbila and Yalda. On all main streets there are pedestrian and motorized patrols, observation posts are on display. The military police units are on duty around the clock. The exchange of information is well established with the population.
It is noted that in accordance with the agreements of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties, more than 3.2 thousand militants and over 5 thousand members of their families were removed from the southern districts of Damascus during the eight days of May. Under the control of the terrorist group “Islamic State” (IS, ISIS, DAISH, the organization banned in Russia) remains a small part of the territory. The Syrian armed forces are conducting a special operation to destroy extremists.
Recall that in April the outskirts of Damascus East Guta and the Eastern Kalamun region to the north of the capital were liberated from the militants.
The Syrian authorities regained control over the eastern districts of the Yarmuk district south of Damascus. This was stated by the chief of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties (CPVC), Major-General Yury Yevtushenko.
“The government of Syria has restored control over the eastern districts of the Yarmuk district south of Damascus, which was formerly controlled by illegal armed formations,” Yevtushenko said.
He noted that “to prevent provocation and ensure the safety of civilians in the settlements of Yalda, Babila and Beit Sahm, the joint work of law enforcement bodies of the RAA and units of the Russian military police is organized.”
Earlier it was reported that more than 3,000 militants were withdrawn from the Yarmuk camp in the suburbs of Damascus.
More than three thousand fighters left the former Yarmuk camp in Syria as part of an operation that took place from 3 to 10 May. This was reported by the head of the Russian Center for the reconciliation of warring parties Yuri Yevtushenko.
According to him, the Reconciliation Center and the military police units “successfully completed the eight-day operation to release from the illegal armed formations of the eastern regions of the Yarmuk camp in the southern suburb of Damascus.”
“In the period from 3 to 10 May of the settlements Yalda, Babb, Sidi Mikdat and Beit Sahm withdrawn 3283 blockbuster six illegal armed groups and 5,184 members of their families”, – he said.
He noted that the remaining militants intend to take advantage of the amnesty declared by the Syrian authorities, regulate their status and return to peaceful life.
Earlier it was reported that in the province of Homs in the city of Tel Biss, militants hand over weapons to representatives of the Syrian authorities.
For April as much as four violations of the ceasefire regime per day were identified.