Assad called the capture of Palmyra by the success of the strategy of the Syrian army and allies

The control of Palmyra, is “an important achievement” of the Syrian army and its allies in the fight against terrorists, said the President of Syria Bashar Assad, quoted by the Agency SANA.

According to Assad, the liberation of the ancient city became “even more evidence of the effectiveness of the Syrian army and its allies.”

The Syrian President noted that the effectiveness of this strategy “stands out” against a backdrop of the US-led coalition, which consists of more than 60 countries and “had achieved little over a year and a half since its creation”.

Before it became known that the Syrian army has completely freed the Palmyra — ancient city, which the terrorists captured in may 2015. The battle for the city lasted several days, the army and the militias acted with the support of Russian aviation