The commander of the operation in the region said that the Syrian city of Deir Ez-Zor will be liberated from Daesh terror group militants in the coming days.

DAMASCUS (Sputnik) – The Syrian city of Deir Ez-Zor will be liberated from  Daesh terrorgroup militants in the coming days, Gen. Mohamed Khadur, the commander of the operation in the region, told Sputnik on Saturday.

“In the coming days we will raise the Syrian flag in the skies of Deir Ez-Zor,” Khadur said.

According to the commander, the liberation of Deir Ez-Zor depends in particular on regaining control of the road that links Deir Ez-Zor and the city of Palmyra.