Syrian refugees leaving Rsas, returning to areas freed from militants

RSAS, Jul. 31 (MNA) – Syrian refugees are leaving a camp in Rsas town in Syria's Suwayda province and returning to the areas that have been liberated from militants, a director of a camp for displaced persons said.

According to the director, over 20 families of up to seven people left the camp in Rsas over the past 20 days.

The Russian Defense Ministry said on Monday that about 1.2 million Syrian refugees had returned to their homes since September 2015.

Syria has been in a state of civil war since 2011, with the government forces fighting against numerous opposition groups and terrorist organizations. Russia along with Turkey and Iran are guarantors of the ceasefire regime in Syria.

SPUTNIK/MNA

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