The General staff of the Russian Federation: the Syrian army captured the city of Jdaida and is preparing to storm Balas

MOSCOW, October 22. Syrian troops on Wednesday captured the city of Jdaida, they are now preparing to storm the city Balas, located southwest of Aleppo, journalists head of the main operations Directorate of the Russian General staff Colonel-General Andrey Kartapolov.

“The South-West of Aleppo Syrian troops, overcoming stubborn resistance of the terrorists, freed the settlements Saikia, Han-Fog, Carp, roach, Khan-El-Assaly and Sucidal and now reached the outskirts of the city Balas where you are training to storm,” – said Kartapolov.

In addition, he noted that fighting continues in the North – West of Aleppo, where government forces are seeking to close the ring around militants in the town centre.