Russian Military Police Starts Operating in Syria’s Douma
Units of Russian military police have started to operate in the Syrian city of Douma, the head of the Russian center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria, Maj. Gen. Yuri Yevtushenko, said on Thursday.
"In order to prevent provocations, ensure security, enforce the law and organize aid to local population, units of Russian military police have started their work in the city of Douma. Checkpoints opened by Russia are also functioning," he said.
Yevtushenko also said that the joint Russian-Iranian-Turkish Coordination center registered ceasefire violations in the governorates of Aleppo, Latakia and Deraa.
He said the situation in Eastern Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, is stabilizing.
"No military action is currently under way in Douma, Citizens have started to return to peaceful life. 250 people have returned to their homes," Yevtushenko said.
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