Regime loyalists in Deir ez-Zor province are setting up a memorial in the city for some of the Russians killed fighting during the ongoing battles in Syria.
Major General Ghassan Salem Mohamed, head of the Security and Military Council in Deir ez-Zor, took part in the inauguration, praising what he called the, “major role of the Russian army who stood alongside the Syrian Arab Army in fighting terrorism.”
The event was also attended by the secretary of the Deir ez-Zor Baath Party and a number of security and military officers and commanders and the head of the Deir ez-Zor governorate council.
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