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Have retaken Eastern Ghouta, announces Syrian army

Have retaken Eastern Ghouta, announces Syrian army

United Nations aid agencies have limited access to most areas in Eastern Ghouta where rebel forces are leaving after agreeing on a deal with the Syrian government, Reuters reported.

US-led strikes against Syria on Saturday appear to be making no difference to the war on the ground.

"All the terrorists have left Douma city, their last bastion in eastern Ghouta", the army statement said.

Firstly of the yr Jap Ghouta was a sprawling semi-rural space simply east of Damascus, residence to almost 400,000 inhabitants, which had already endured a number of years below a authorities siege that slashed entry to meals, drugs and different items.

The regime has been accused of carrying out a chemical weapons attack last week on the town of Douma, the final part of the enclave where rebels were balking at a Russian-brokered deal to evacuate them to northern Syria.

Earlier today, US President Donald Trump warned he would fire missiles at the Syrian base where the chemical weapons were launched while Russian Federation said they would intercept any such attack.

Assad had made the reconquest of Jap Ghouta a strategic goal.

Talks with Jaish al-Islam were more complicated, notably because the group has had strained relations with rival, Turkish-backed factions.

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Jaish al-Islam members have not responded to CNN for comment, and has stopped posting statements on its online accounts in recent days.

The Syrian government strongly denied the allegation, calling for the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to send a fact-finding mission for investigations.

The two-month assault on Eastern Ghouta sparked an global outcry, with the head of the United Nations describing the conditions endured by civilians there as "hell on Earth".

Few convoys of humanitarian assist had been allowed in whereas rights teams and assist organisations additionally condemned the concentrating on of medical amenities throughout the besieged territory.

The capture of Douma comes as the rebels of the Islam Army have fully evacuated to the rebel-held city of Jarablus in northern Syria in batches.

The Syrian military stated a clear up operation was below manner within the battered enclave.

The General Command said that engineering units immediately began canvassing squares, streets, and corridors to clear mines and IEDs planted by terrorists in the city, in order to enable the rest of the units to secure liberated areas and prepare them for the return of civilians to their homes safely.

Thousands of civilians who fled the offensive have already returned to areas previously retaken by the army and allied forces.


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