Breaking News, 4th of September, 2018
In order to avoid a humanitarian disaster — Syrian, Iranian and Russian forces should abandon the forceful way of liberation of the province of Idlib in the north of Syria, said US President Donald Trump. «President Bashar Assad should not mindlessly attack Idlib» — he wrote in his tweet. «Russians and Iranians will make a huge humanitarian mistake if they take part in this potential human tragedy, and hundreds of thousands of people may die» — Interfax quotes Donald Trump. The province of Idlib is considered to be the last stronghold of the terrorist groups in Syria.
At least 16 Afghan security servicemen were killed as a result of the attack of Taliban terrorists, another 15 servicemen were injured, RIA NEWS reports while citing 1TV channel. According to the channel — the Taliban attacked one of the counties of Paktia province, on the night of 4th of September. As it was specified — 28 terrorists were killed during the skirmish.
The Syrian air forces began striking the positions of jihadists in the province of Idlib. According to the official statement of the Syrian army — the air forces carried out several air raids on the position of terrorists near the city of Jisr al-Shugur. The targets were in the settlements, controlled by jihadists from the groups of Hayat-Tahrir al-Sham and the Turkestan Islamic Party.
Reporters of ANNA NEWS report from Syria. The US-led international coalition continues to build up its military presence on the territory of Deir ez Zor province, allegedly for the upcoming operation against the ISIS terrorists, that are hiding in the vicinity of the Hajin settlement. New military bases of the coalition are being build in this part of the region. In addition, according to the reporters, oil tankers have arrived to the Al-Omar oil field with an escort of US soldiers, which indicates that the United States still continue their illegal oil production.
Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to pay a visit to Saudi Arabia, but the exact date of the visit has not yet been agreed. This was reported by the press secretary of the head of the state Dmitry Peskov. «The King of Saudi Arabia, who was on a visit in Russia, invited Putin to visit Riyadh» — Peskov reminded. He also noted that the issue was discussed at subsequent contacts by the Foreign Ministry. «As soon as the terms of the visit are agreed upon — we will inform you» — Peskov promised.
The operational command of the DPR, while referring to the intelligence services, reported the arrival of a large number of foreign mercenaries in Donbass. Among them were high-ranking military personnel from the US and Canada. «The intelligence has noticed the arrival of a large number of foreign troops in the units of the 56th motorized infantry and 406th artillery brigades, which are located in the vicinity of Urzuf settlement» — said the representative of the operational command of the DPR, Daniel Bezsonov, on Sunday. In addition, he said, a group of high-ranking American and Canadian servicemen has arrived to the headquarters of the Ukrainian operational-tactical group «Vostok».
Constantine Reztsov, specially for ANNA NEWS.