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The Syrian government says that rebels attacked the town of Al-Numan on Saturday in which the army said it killed two terrorists. It is not clear how the army lost control of the town, which it controlled for three weeks.
“After the attack, the Syrian Arab Air Force and Russian Su-25s were able to strike Al-Numan and destroy several terrorist vehicles,” a Syrian army spokesperson, Brigadier General Ali Tlassin told RT.
Norman Solomon, an analyst from the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, told RT that the town’s use of helicopters was a major weakness of Assad forces.
“The most significant vulnerability of Al-Numan [to Russian attack] would be that there are several helicopters in the area and that those helicopters would be exposed to Russian air cover,” Solomon said.
The US Central Command says Russian warplanes carried out about 17 sorties on Saturday against a “modest group” of anti-Assad rebels in and around Eastern Ghouta, which also includes an air base that the US military supports.
The US 더킹카지노says Russian warplanes on Friday attacked the town of Al-Manshiyah, killing 20 rebels and 10 other civilians.
The UN Security Council recently imposed tougher sanctions on Russia for its alleged interference in the 2016 US presidential election, targeting its military in Syria and its proxies in eastern Ukraine.
The Kremlin and the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad have blamed each other for the attacks and say the US has continued to support the Islamic State militant group, al Qaeda-linked Jabhat al-Nusra and the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) against their more powerful foes, the Syapronxrian army.
In November 2016, Washington imposed three rounds of sanctions against Russia over its alleged support for ISIS, which Washington says is backed by Moscow and the Syrian government, as well as over its alleged incursions into Syria. Russia has also denied supporting the insurgency.
US Secretary of Defense James Mattis said on Tuesday that the “war on terror” is not the end, adding that the United States is working to build a partnership in fighting the Islamic State as well.
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