Chief of General Staff inspects army units operating near Palmyra

Homs, SANA – Upon directives from President Bashar al-Assad, Chief of the General Staff of the Army and Armed Forces Lt. Gen. Ali Abdullah Ayoub on Sunday inspected Syrian Arab Army units operating near Palmyra in the eastern countryside of Homs province.


During this field visit, Lt. Gen. Ayoub was briefed by field commanders on the combat operations being conducted by the Army and Armed Forces against terrorist organizations in the area.

The Chief of General Staff also visited an air base in the area where he was briefed on the missions being carried out by the Air Force in supporting land forces and combating terrorist organizations.

Lt. Gen. Ayoub asserted that the battle will continue until terrorism is eliminated and security and stability is restored to the entirety of Syria, while the officers and soldiers he met vowed to continue carrying out their duty of defending the country.

Hazem Sabbagh

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