The Syrian opposition has announced the beginning of operations for the liberation of Raqqa from ISIS

The opposition grouping “Democratic forces of Syria,” declared that within a few hours will begin the operation to liberate Raqqa from the “Islamic state” (declared a terrorist organization and prohibited in Russia). It on a press-conferences were declared by the commander of the rebels, reports Reuters.

According to the commander of the group, the aircraft of the countries participating in the US-led coalition will support the opposition forces in the attack on the self-proclaimed militants of the Islamic state’s capital. The military operation itself was called “Furious Euphrates”.