Russian Defense Ministry: Large concentration of extremists recorded in Aleppo

14.06.2017, Russia.

A large concentration of terrorists to the west and north of the Syrian city of Aleppo is constantly recorded, claimed Alexander Zorin, the special representative of the Russian Defense Ministry in Geneva, during the Moscow-Geneva video conference on June 14 in the Russia Today press center, RIA Novosti reported.

Zorin said that peace in Aleppo is fragile, and a constant and large concentration of extremists is recorded there. He added that various terrorist groups of ISIL (organization banned in Russia) strive to cut off Aleppo from Homs and Hama. Zorin also said that terrorists seek to eliminate the present ceasefire, which may spread.

Today an international media conference between Moscow and Geneva is taking place in the Press Center of Rossiya Segodnya, the International Information Agency. The topic of the video conference is Aleppo: a City Without Terror. New Life, New Hopes. Geneva-based Russian diplomats, representatives of the Russian Defense Ministry, as well as Syrian politicians, European activists, and journalists will exchange opinions with media representatives in Moscow.

Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency

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