Russian Defense: 3 humanitarian corridors open in Idlib to enable civilians to leave

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — Today, Saturday evening, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced the opening of 3 humanitarian corridors for the exit of civilians from the Idlib area to reduce the escalation in northwestern Syria.

The director of the Hmeimim Center for Reconciliation of the Warring Parties in Syria, which is affiliated with the Russian Ministry of Defense, Major General Yuri Burenkov, in a statement issued this evening:

3 Brinkov reported 108 cases of bombing carried out by armed formations in the Idlib area during the past 24 hours, pointing out in this context that the Hmeimim Center organized, in cooperation with the Syrian government forces and the local authority, the work of 3 humanitarian crossings, which are Present in Aleppo and Abu Dhour in Idlib and Habit in Hama.

These crossings were opened on January 12th to enable civilians to leave the militants’ control lands in the area, but the resumption of hostilities at an increasing pace led to their closure.


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