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Russian military police ready to repel terrorists’ attacks at safe zone near Damascus

August 04, 8:39 UTC+3 DAMASCUS

The checkpoints and observation zones in Eastern Ghouta can be attacked at any moment, military police Capt. Alexei Polatinsky said

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DAMASCUS, August 4. /TASS/. Servicemen of the Russian military police, deployed in the southern part of the Eastern Ghouta de-escalation zone near the Syrian capital of Damascus, are fully ready to repel a possible attack by terrorist groups, military police Capt. Alexei Polatinsky told reporters.

"The personnel is 100% ready. Twice a day, we train to repel possible attacks by terrorists," he said, adding that the checkpoints and observation zones in Eastern Ghouta can be attacked at any moment.

According to the officer, a group of nearly 350 militants from the Jabhat an-Nusra terrorist group (outlawed in Russia) is based nearby and attacks everyone who approaches their positions.

An agreement on a de-escalation zone has been in effect in Eastern Ghouta, some 10 km north of Damascus, since noon July 24.

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