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Over 30,000 Syrians left Idlib de-escalation zone since March – Russian Military

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Syria’s Idlib Province encapsulates the brutal intricacies of the Syrian Civil War.


Damascus, Nov 30 (Sputnik)

Over 30,000 Syrian civilians have returned to their homes in the areas under the control of the Syrian government from the Idlib de-escalation zone through a checkpoint located near the city of Abu Adh Dhuhur that was opened in March, Sergei Popov, the spokesperson of the Russian Defense Ministry’s Center for Syrian Reconciliation told reporters on Friday.Abu Adh Dhuhur, located in the Idlib province to the southeast of the city of Aleppo, was liberated from militants in February.


The checkpoint located in the vicinity of the city is the only humanitarian corridor which is currently available for the Syrian internally displaced persons (IDPs) to leave the Idlib de-escalation zone.

“Since the opening of the [humanitarian] corridor, over 30,000 civilians have left [the Idlib de-escalation zone].
On November 26-28, over 1,500 people and over 60 pieces of equipment left [the area],” Popov said.

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