More than 315 people returned from Lebanon to Syria in a day, and more than 630 refugees came from Jordan, according to the information bulletin of the reception, distribution and accommodation center, published on the website of the Russian Ministry of Defense.
“In the past 24 hours, 951 refugees returned to the Syrian Arab Republic from foreign territories, including 317 from Lebanon through the checkpoints “Jeidet Yabus”, “Tell Kalah” (95 women, 162 children), 634 from Jordan through the checkpoint “Nasib” (190 women, 323 children)”, – the text of the bulletin reads.
It is noted that two refugees returned to their places of permanent residence within 24 hours.
It is added that the engineering units of the Syrian Armed Forces cleared 2.2 hectares of land in Damascus and Zemrin (Deraa province) within 24 hours and found and destroyed 37 explosive devices.
The armed conflict in Syria has continued since 2011. At the end of 2017, it was announced that the ISIS terrorist group in Syria and Iraq had been defeated. Militant clean-up operations continue in parts of the country. The political settlement, reconstruction of Syria, as well as the return of refugees are now in the foreground.