Militants Attack Syrian Forces Positions in Latakia – Russian Military

Three Syrian armed forces’ positions in the Latakia province have been attacked by radical Islamists, Major General Yuri Borenkov, the head of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Sides in Syria, said on Friday.

Over the last 24 hours, the Russian side has registered 14 ceasefire breaches in provinces of Hama, Idlib, Aleppo, and Latakia.

“Also the [Syrian] government forces’ positions in the settlements of Acre, Tel Rasha, and Zuweiqat in the Latakia province have been shot at by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham terrorist group [banned in Russia] and foreign militants”, Borenkov said.

The Syrian troops have not suffered losses, according to the major general.

Earlier in the day, the Russian Foreign Ministry said that the ‘White Helmets’ organisation together with terrorists had been preparing new provocations with the use of chemical weapons in Syria.

Source: News Agencies