Assad’s army supported by Russians seized the strategic town in Latakia

Syrian army with air support of Russia captured the strategic town Kasaba in the North of Latakia province.

About it informs Reuters.

«The capture of the city in the North-Eastern mountain region allows government forces and the Iranian-backed allies to begin wider operations to capture rebel-held town of Jisr al-Shughour in the North-East of Kansai in Idlib province», — stated in the message.

In addition, the army Assad said that the seizure location in Latakia province allows them to start large-scale operation with the aim of taking control of the North-Western province of Idlib, which is mainly controlled radical Islamist groups.

According to the Agency, in recent weeks, Assad’s army, with Russian support, were able to capture most of the territory in the province of Latakia, taking control of the two major opposition strongholds — the town of Salma and Rabia.

Earlier, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Russia is «preparing the ground» to create in Syria a «puppet» of the state near Latakia.

Recall at this lamentable critical situation in blocked units of Assad with the help of the Russians the Syrian city of Aleppo.

In addition, the city is subject to regular missile and bomb strikes Military space forces (VKS) Russia.

In addition, detachments of asadito with the support of the Russians blocked a humanitarian corridor from Aleppo to Turkey, which has previously been evacuated of civilians.

Assad’s army supported by Russians seized the strategic town in Latakia 19.02.2016

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