Homs, SANA- Delegated by President Bashar al-Assad, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Army and the Armed Forces, Defense Minister Lt. Gen. Fahd Jassem al-Freij paid Sunday a field visit to a number of military posts in the south eastern countryside of Homs, where he met army members.
During his tour accompanied by a number of officers, Gen. Al-Freij inspected army units in the area and praised the heroism of soldiers in confronting the takfiri terrorist organizations.
Gen. Al-Freij was briefed by field commanders on how the military operations in the area are going on and gave them directives to implement their tasks in defeating and eliminating terrorism.
Gen. Al-Freij emphasized that the heroism of the Syrian armed forces is the guarantee to achieve the desired goal in restoring security and stability to the homeland, pointing out that the successive achievements by the Syrian Arab army foiled the plans of Syria’s enemies and caused frustration to their supporters and mercenaries who are falling under the strikes of the brave armed forces throughout the country.
In turn, Syrian soldiers emphasized their intention to continue their holy duty in protecting the homeland and freeing it from terrorism.