Today, 6 December, Russian President Vladimir Putin made a statement saying that on both banks of the Euphrates eliminated militants «Islamic state».1
The Russian leader also noted that informed about the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic said the Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu. In the words of General of the army, on both banks of the Euphrates completed the RAID that speak about full defeat of terrorists ИГИЛ2 in the region.
The President added that still remained pockets of resistance in Syria, but at this stage combat work is done. «I repeat, victory and defeat of terrorists», — concluded the President.
It is also worth noting that today Vladimir Putin has stated that he plans to run for President in 2018. This decision was met with applause from people in the hall of the Gorky automobile plant in Nizhny Novgorod.
In addition, the complete elimination of terrorists in Syria, announced the General staff of the armed forces.
1 Terrorist group, activities prohibited on the territory of the Russian Federation decision of the Supreme court.
2 Terrorist group, the activity is prohibited on the territory of the Russian Federation decision of the Supreme court.