Syria uses troops in new way, Gerasimov says

Syria uses troops in new way, Gerasimov says

The humanitarian operation in Syria is a new way to use the Armed Forces formations, the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Army General Valery Gerasimov said at the general meeting of the Academy of Military Sciences.

According to him, the process of post-conflict settlement is underway in the republic. "In Syria, for the first time, a new form of application of the armed forces was developed and tested in practice - a humanitarian operation," he said, explaining that in Aleppo and Eastern Guta, in a short time, it was necessary to plan and conduct measures to remove the civilian population from the conflict zone with the implementation of combat missions to defeat the terrorists.

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