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In Syria during the day, returned 26 refugees from Lebanon

Another 26 refugees returned to Syria from Lebanon over the past day, it follows from the information Bulletin of the centre for reception, distribution and placement of refugees, published on the website of the Ministry of defense of Russia.

"For the past day in the Syrian Arab Republic from Lebanon through the checkpoints, "Cadet-Yabus" and "talkalakh" returned 26 refugees (including women 8, children 13). From Jordan through the checkpoint "Nasib" conclusion of refugees was not carried out", - stated in the message.

In the place of permanent residence during the day the refugees were not taken.

It added that engineering units of the Syrian armed forces for a day cleared 1.9 hectares of the territory, found and destroyed 36 explosive objects.

Armed conflict in Syria lasts since 2011. At the end of 2017, it was announced victory over the terrorist group ISIS* in Syria and Iraq. In some areas of countries continue to sweep from the militants. At the moment the most important is a political settlement, restoration of Syria, and the return of refugees.

* A terrorist organization banned in Russia