‘All-round assistance’ to OPCW special mission in Douma – Russian MoD


LATAKIA, Syria – Head of the Russian Centre for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides in the Syrian Arab Republic Yuri Yevtushenko stated that the center will provide “all-round assistance” to the special mission by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) aimed at obtaining objective information about the alleged use of chemical weapon against civilians in Douma, in a statement released from Latakia on Monday.

Evtushenko also mentioned that the joint Iranian-Russian-Turkish coordination centre has recorded “violations” in Idlib, Latakia and Deir ez-Zor provinces “despite the cessation of hostilities.”

He went on to say that the Russian military police units “in close cooperation with the Syrian police” monitor the situation, provide security and assistance to the local residents.”

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“In virtue of the efforts of the Russian Centre for the Reconciliation of Warring Parties and the Government of the Syrian Arab Republic, 59,003 East Ghouta residents returned to their homes,” Evtushenko added.

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