MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Jabhat al-Nusra* has shelled Syria’s Idlib de-escalation zone twice in the past 24 hours, said Major General Oleg Yegorov, deputy head of the Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Camps in Syria from the Russian Defense Ministry. a briefing.
“Two shellings from the positions of the terrorist group Jabhat al-Nusra were recorded in the Idlib de-escalation zone during the past day,” Maj. Gen. Yegorov said. “There was an attack in Idlib province and one in Hama,” he said.
Major General Yegorov said a Syrian soldier was injured in Idlib by sniper fire.
The Russian Ministry of Defense Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Parties and Control of the Movement of Refugees in the Syrian Arab Republic was established in February 2016.
Its tasks include signing agreements on illegal armed groups and individual settlements joining the cessation of hostilities regime, as well as coordinating the delivery of humanitarian aid.
*Jabhat al-Nusra is a banned terrorist group in Russia.