Damascus, SANA_ General Command of Army and Armed Forces said Sunday that Palmyra city and the
overlooking mountains and hills have been fully controlled after a series of precise military operations carried out by army units, in cooperation with the popular defense groups and backed by the Syrian and Russian Air Forces.
“Establishing complete control on Palmyra constitutes a severe blow to ISIS terrorist organization and the beginning of its collapse and defeat,” the General Command said in a statement.
” Our brave army, in cooperation with friends, is the only force capable of fighting terrorism and eradicating it,” the statement said.
The statement stressed that the army, in cooperation with the popular defense groups and Russian and Syrian air forces, will continue the military operations against ISIS and Jabhat al- Nusra and other terrorist organization.