Armed groups attack Syrian forces in Idleb, Latakia – Russia

MOSCOW, A Russian senior officer said Friday armed groups intensified their attacks on Syrian government forces in Idleb and Latakia provinces.

Major-General Alexei Tsiganov, Head of the Russian Center for Reconciliation in Syria Major, said the armed groups were attempting to infiltrate into the Syrian defense forces.

He was quoted by Interfax news agency as saying the armed groups were using suicide attackers and drones, but the Syrian forces were repelling them.

Idleb is a deconflicting zone as part of an agreement reached in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Source: Kuwait News Agency