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Over 31,000 houses restored in Syria — Russian reconciliation center

Head of the Russian reconciliation center Sergei Solomatin said that 810 educational and 137 medical facilities have also been restored in Syria

MOSCOW, February 11. /TASS/. More than 31,000 residential buildings have been restored in Syria by February 10, chief of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the conflicting sides in Syria Sergei Solomatin said on Monday.

"We continue to provide assistance in restoring the infrastructure and creating conditions for refugees’ return. As of 10 February 2019, 31,200 residential buildings, 810 educational and 137 medical facilities have been restored, 999.8 kilometers of roads have been repaired," he said.

Solomatin added that Russia continued to render assistance in ensuring the work of 10 checkpoint for refugees, adding that 221,883 people have returned to their homes by February 10.

According to the Russian reconciliation center, local residents’ protests against the presence of the US-led international coalition in Syria continued. More than 2,000 people took part in a rally in the city of Deir ez-Zor.