MP Nabil Toumeh to ST: UN Turns Blind Eye to Victims of Foreign-Backed Terrorists' Daily Attacks on Damascus

Syrian Member of Parliament has said that the foreign-backed terrorist groups’ breach of truce deals in the Eastern Ghouta of Damascus reflects a strife within the groups between those who seek settlement and those who want to fight to the end.

Dr. Nabil Toumeh told the Syriatimes e-newspaper that the Syrian government will accept a new truce that stipulates the surrender of the weapons of the armed groups in the Eastern Ghouta of Damascus.

“The Syrian government may also accepts the departure of armed groups to the place they want to go,” he added, asserting that these armed groups seek to keep their individual gains.

“The foreign-backed armed groups [moderate opposition] reject to surrender to the Syrian army and to give up their weapons because they want to keep their individual gains and to achieve something on ground,” Dr. Toumeh said, affirming that these groups have nothing to do with politics.

Sheikh Omari: Terrorists in Yarmouk Camp Have Only Two Options, Either to Die or Surrender

Head of National Reconciliation Committee in Yarmouk camp and southern area in Damascus city, Sheikh Mohammad al-Omari expects a state of confusion among the armed terrorist groups in the south of the city when the Syrian army makes advances in the forthcoming Eastern Ghouta battle.

In a statement to the Syriatimes e-newspaper, Sheikh Omari said that the armed groups in Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees and the nearby areas have to realize that they have only two options: either to die or surrender.  

“The armed groups in southern area have to make their decision as soon as possible because military decisiveness is inevitable,” he added, pointing out that the ISIS and al-Nusra Front terrorists in Yarmouk camp accuse the gunmen who want to make a reconciliation deal of apostasy and infidelity.

Escalating Terror Attacks Won’t Affect Combat Plan Delineated by the Syrian Army

In yet further terror escalation, Damascus city has witnessed fatal terror mortar and rocket attacks carried out by foreign-backed terrorist groups in the Eastern Ghouta against innocent civilians besides fierce clashes between ISIS and al-Nusra Front terrorists in Yarmouk camp, south of the city.

These ongoing clashes and terror attacks will never affect the combat plan delineated by the competent authorities in the Syrian state, according to the Member of the Political Bureau of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command (PFLP-GC) Anwar Raja and the Syrian Strategic and political analyst Dr. Hasan Hasan, who gave separate statements to the Syriatimes e-newspaper.

MP Alan Bakr to ST: Counterattack to Be Launched if Turkish Aggression on Afrin Is not Stopped

The Syrian Member of Parliament Alan Bakr has underscored that the entry of popular forces to Afrin region is a clear message to the Turkish regime that a counterattack will be launched to protect Syrian people and sovereignty if the aggression is not stopped.

He told the Syriatimes e-newspaper that Afrin is a Syrian region and it will be one of the factors of reshuffling cards in ‘the equation of war on Syria’ and in Syria’s war against terrorism.

“The confrontation of the Turkish aggression which started one month ago requires the intervention of popular forces that will enter the region to help their brothers. The Syrian state’s message was clear in this regards. It will not stand idly by as Turkey carries out aggression on Syrian territory,” the MP said.

Decision to Liberate Eastern Ghouta of Damascus from Terrorist Groups Has Been Taken

Definitely, the decision of liberating the Eastern Ghouta of Damascus from foreign-backed terrorist groups that killed hundreds of innocent civilians in Damascus in mortar and rocket attacks has been adopted by the Syrian military leadership.

The reports circulated about the flow of a large number of Syrian armed forces, that finished their tasks in Hama and Idlib, towards the outskirts of Damascus for the first time since the eruption of the war on Syria confirm that a big military operation is due to be launched against the foreign-backed terrorist groups in the Eastern Ghouta of Damascus, Basem al-Shehawi, a researcher in political and military affairs told the Syriatimes e-newspaper.