Executive Intelligence Review


Russia Reports Progress in Syria Reconstruction, with 221,883 Refugees Returned Home

Feb. 12, 2019 (EIRNS)—In a Feb. 11 statement, Sergei Solomatin, the chief of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the conflicting sides in Syria, reported a great deal of progress in the reconstruction of war-torn areas of Syria, assisted by Russia.

“We continue to provide assistance in restoring the infrastructure, and creating conditions for refugees’ return. As of Feb. 10, 2019, 31,200 residential buildings, 810 educational and 137 medical facilities have been restored, and 999.8 km of roads have been repaired,”

he said, reported TASS. Solomatin also said that Russia continued to render assistance in ensuring the work of 10 checkpoints for refugees, and that 221,883 people had returned to their homes as of Feb. 10.