Generally, SAA and its allies continue to maintain positive dynamics in the development of the assault on Aleppo as every day the boiler is gradually reduced in size, although the collapse of the defense of the militants we have not yet seen – they continue to hope that the West will rescue them.
Plans for the SAA is quite prosaic – convert the accumulated tactical successes into strategic victory, which will be the capture of the city. And achievements so far serve as an additional motivation to continue offensive operations.
Russia blocked in the UN Security Council France proposed a resolution to impose a cease-fire in Aleppo, Syria.
The document received 11 votes in favor, two votes against and two members abstained. Thus, Russia, which is one of the five permanent members of the UN security Council’s vetoed it.
SAA looked at the whole thing and counterattacked to the North-East of Hama, pushing the militants of the “Jund al-Aqsa” out of a large piece of territory from which the militants fought the army in recent days.
Along the way, the Russian Air force bombed the warehouses and the camps of militants around Idlib, where the still ongoing collision between the “Jund al-Aqsa” and “Ahrar al-sham”. To the rescue of “Ahrar al-sham” of Latakia and from the front near Aleppo fighters of the various factions sent help.
According to a government source known to ERR’s Estonian news portal, the Russian Baltic Fleet is moving an Iskander-M missile system from Ust-Luga to Kaliningrad on a civilian vessel. The ship, called the Ambal, is currently at sea moving towards Kaliningrad, where it is expected to arrive today Friday.
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“First, S-400 systems have been there for a long time and this fact was taken calmly, no one said it was for a show,” she said in an interview with the Dozhd TV channel. “S-300 systems were deployed following leaks from experts close to the United States’ officials that cruise missiles could be used to bomb Syrian aerodromes, and these leaks probably were not groundless.”
“Taking into account the fact that our aerospace force is conducting an operation and our systems are deployed there, no one knows were a missile might fly. That’s why, an S-300 system was deployed,” she said.