The Russian Defense Ministry’s Center for the Reconciliation of Opposing Sides and Refugee Migration Monitoring said on Saturday, Over 2,000 Syrian refugees have returned to their home from Jordan and Lebanon over the past 24 hours.
“Over the past day, 2,148 people returned to the Syrian Arab Republic from the territory of foreign states, namely 960 people, including 288 women and 490 children, from Lebanon via the Jaydet-Yabus and Talkalakh checkpoints, and 1,188 people, including 356 women and 606 children, from Jordan via the Nassib checkpoint,” the center said in its daily bulletin.
Since July 18, 2018, a total of 379,355 Syrian refugees have returned to their home country from Jordan and Lebanon, according to the bulletin.
According to the center, the Syrian engineering units defused 33 explosive devices throughout Syria, clearing 2.1 hectares (5.2 acres) of the territory from mines, over the past 24 hours.
While the Syrian government has regained control of most of the country’s territory seized by terrorists, it is now working to create favorable conditions for the repatriation of refugees. Moscow helps Damascus in this process, provides humanitarian assistance to civilians and being a guarantor of the ceasefire.
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18 September, 2019