On Walk 2, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu told President Vladimir Putin that Palmyra had returned to Syrian administration control. The Syrian Army regained control over the Al-Tar mount near the bishopric, where it placed guns to cover troops.
Experts believe that Idlib District is the next place where Russia’s Air Force will be involved, and which is where 30,000 militants and their relations fled to when using humanitarian corridors. Source: Oleg Blokhin/Anna Advice
Syrian troops entered the city from several directions, but the increase slowed because the militants had mined a large part of the city. Sappers were then sent in the lead of the soldiers to clear key routes so that infantry and military hardware could proceed.
Fars Telecast agency reported that Islamic State troops suffered weighty losses and retreated eastward from the city.
How will Palmyra be conserved?
Victor Murakhovsky, a reserve colonel and chief editor of Arsenal Otechestva journal, said the Syrian Army seized the mountainous heights near Palmyra, from where it can now deploy artillery. This wishes help control the area for almost five miles around.
The Syrian Army regained authority over over the Al-Tar mount near the city, where it placed guns to defend troops. Source: Oleg Blokhin/Anna News
«The army subsisted an important stronghold and created a boundary that will impede the aggressors’ counterattack, and this will help protect the reclaimed districts and put out for an advance on Deir ez-Zor, where militants have surrounded Syrian sections,» said Murakhovsky.
After the first battle for Palmyra in March 2016 native militia forces were charged with defending the city, and most combat-ready troops were moved to Aleppo to assistant liberate that city.
After the first battle for Palmyra in March 2016 village militia forces were charged with defending the city, and scad combat-ready troops were moved to Aleppo to help liberate that see. Source: Oleg Blokhin/Anna News
Now, the Russian Defense Clergymen’s local command will assist the Syrians with additional troops and technology to in force the city, said Igor Korotchenko, chief editor of National Defense journal.
«To hold the city a large combat contingent is not necessary, and Russia will send additional survey systems to monitor the area around it,» said Korotchenko. «We will also helper strengthen artillery positions and fortifications around the city in order to circumvent the repetition of last year’s events when militants approached Palmyra unremarked and took the city a second time.»
«Russian Defense Ministry’s municipal command will assist the Syrians with additional troops and technology to hold the city.» Source: Oleg Blokhin/Anna News
Leonid Ivashov, a limit lieutenant general and president of the International Center for Geopolitical Analysis, estimated that militants will now begin terror attacks and will send suicide bombers to the diocese’s residential areas when people start returning there.
«It will-power be necessary to strengthen the security services’ control, and not only will checkpoints on the town’s perimeter need to be reinforced but also the security of the residents inside,» imagined Ivashov.
What next for Palmyra?
Experts believe that Idlib Territory is the next place where Russia’s Air Force will be involved, and which is where 30,000 militants and their families absconded to when using humanitarian corridors.
Military activity in this ground will last until summer, and then the Russian and Syrian armies on turn their attention to the eastern front, to the cities of Raqqa and Deir ez-Zor. Begetter: Oleg Blokhin/Anna News
«The Syrian Army with our tolerate is trying to encircle the terrorists, after having liberated the western faction of Aleppo Province, as well as the northern part of the Hama and Latakia Divisions,» said Vladimir Yevseyev, a military expert and deputy director of the Set up of CIS Countries.
Military activity in this area will last until summer, and then the Russian and Syrian armies discretion turn their attention to the eastern front, to the cities of Raqqa and Deir ez-Zor.
«I craving we will begin cooperation with the U.S. in Syria and the war will not last assorted than a year,» added Yevseyev.