Russian foreign Ministry: Syrian troops regained control over the Eastern Ghouta

The Syrian government took full control of last rebel city on the outskirts of the capital of Damascus — the Duma, which were recently carried out a chemical attack.

As the press service of the defense Ministry, the situation in the Duma stabiliziruemost, and Russia introduces its military police units.

Damascus official statements on this issue have not yet done. However, according to a special observation group, the city had indeed raised the government flag. If voiced by Russia confirmed, it will signal a significant victory of the regime of Bashar al-Assad.

Duma was an important rebel stronghold of Eastern ghouta during the civil war in Syria, which has entered its eighth year. His quick surrender to government forces occurred after years of siege by Assad’s troops and massive offensives that began in February 2018. Many attribute the military successes of government forces significant support from Russia.

The head of the Russian Center for conciliation of the warring parties in Syria the General-major Yury Evtushenko called the capture of the Duma «significant event» in the history of the country.

Meanwhile, the Syrians are preparing for a possible U.S. strike in response to alleged himataku in the Duma. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Syria denounced the President’s threat of Donald trump, calling the decision «reckless» and dangerous to the entire world community.