Presidential Advisor: Syrian army will remove Turkish observation posts

Syrian presidential advisor Dr. Bouthaina Shaaban has told the Lebanese-based Al-Mayadeen TV channel that Turkey has proven in the recent stage that it backs and arms terrorists. 

"Turkey has not abided by Astana agreement and has turned its observation posts into sites to convey weapons to terrorists and to occupy part of our territories," she said. 

The presidential advisor asserted that Turkish observation posts and al-Nusra Front terrorists exchange weapons and practice crimes against Syrian people. 

Mhardeh Locals Took to the Streets to Celebrate the Syrian Army's Victory over Terrorism in the Northern Countryside of Hama

HAMA, (ST)- Mhardeh locals took to the streets of the city to celebrate the Syrian army's victory over terrorist organizations in the northern countryside of Hama. These organizations used to target innocent people in the city and its vicinity with rockets on a daily basis only because they support their army and leadership.

The locals expressed their happiness at getting rid of terrorist attacks, stressing their full support for the Syrian army in bringing back safety and security to the entire Syrian territory.

Syrian Army General Command vows to liberate all areas from terrorists

The General Command of the Army and Armed forces announces : Khan Sheikhon city and the towns and villages of Morke, Latamneh, Kafer Zeitta, Latmin, M’arkabeh, Lahaya and Kaeb al-Fars plus strategic hills are now cleansed from terrorists.

“With strong determination to achieve victory, our armed forces positioned in the north of Hama and in the south of Idleb continued to advance on the ground and to defeat armed terrorist groups holed up in the region after inflicting heavy losses upon them,"the Command’s statement said today.

Syrian army achieves decisive victory over terrorist groups in Hama and Idleb

Syrian Army units have delivered a decisive and painful blow to terrorist groups and the Turkish occupation which supports them in Hama and Idleb.

According to the Syrian Alikhbaria TV channel, army units continued to comb the areas they  liberated from terrorist organizations and  have advanced few kilometers at the Hama-Aleppo International road.

The army units’ advance cut off the terrorist groups’ supply routes, and the Turkish occupation failed to offer support to terrorist groups in Morek.

Syrian army recaptures Khan Sheikhoun city in south of Idleb

Many media reports in the past days have stated that the Syrian army had entered  the heart of the city of Khan Sheikhoun but in reality ,the Syrian army was still conducting  accurate military operations at that time, according to a report broadcasted by the Syrian Alikhbaria TV channel.

The TV correspondent said that that was a tactic made by the Syrian army as the city has a strategic position from a geographical aspect.

The city is the biggest in the south of Idleb and it is located 35 km far from Hama, 70km far from Idleb city and 100km far from Aleppo.

Syria, China Stress Need to Continue the Fight against Terrorism

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Talks on Thursday between Syria’s Deputy Premier, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Walid al-Moallem and China’s Special Envoy for Syria Xie Xiaoyan focused on continuous coordination at all levels to boost the Syrian-Chinese relations to a strategic level.

The two sides affirmed the need to continue the fight against terrorism in Syria to eliminate the terrorist organizations’ threats to security and stability in the region and the world.   

Al-Moallem briefed the Chinese envoy on the situation in Syria, particularly the results of his talks with the UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen on forming the constitutional committee. He also talked about the developments of military operations against terrorists in the countryside of Hama and Idleb.

A humanitarian corridor opens in Soran (Hama countryside) for citizens to leave the areas controlled by terrorists.

An official source at the Foreign and Expatriates Ministry told SANA that within the framework of our concern for the suffering of citizens due to the practices of terrorist groups, the Syrian government announces opening a humanitarian corridor in Soran area in the northern countryside of Hama under the protection of the Syrian Arab Army forces to enable citizens wishing to leave the areas controlled by terrorists in the northern countryside of Hama and the southern countryside of Idleb.

The source pointed out that all the needs of those citizens will be covered like: shelter, food and health care.