Today, December 6, during the annual briefing with foreign military attaché Valery Gerasimov, chief of the General staff of the Russian Armed forces, said that the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic liberated from the ISIL terrorists.1
Gerasimov noted that all bandformirovaniya radicals eliminated, and the country liberated. He also added that defense Minister army General Sergei Shoigu had already reported to the Supreme commander Vladimir Putin.
According to the chief of the General staff, today divisions of General Suhail together with the assault corps managed to eliminate the remaining armed groups in the province of Deir ez-Zor. The latter was released settlements Salihia, Musalaha and al-Grata. Gerasimov concluded that to date the territory under the control of ISIS, is no more.
1 Terrorist group, activities prohibited on the territory of the Russian Federation decision of the Supreme court.