Daraa, SANA-Delegated by President Bashar al-Assad, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Army and the Armed Forces, Defense Minister Lt. Gen. Fahd Jassem al-Freij paid Saturday a field visit to Attman town, in the northern countryside of Daraa province, where he met army unit members.
During his tour Gen. Al-Freij conveyed President al-Assad’s pride in the heroism and sacrifice of the armed forces in the town, congratulating them for the great achievements in restoring security and stability to the town.
Gen. Al-Freij raised the Syrian flag in the town’s square and was briefed by commanders in the field on how the military operation in the area is going on, pointing out the heroic acts carried out by soldiers and praising their efforts and successes they have achieved in the southern area.
Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Army reaffirmed while meeting the army units’ soldiers that victories will continue on the whole Syrian territories by the armed forces and popular defense groups who have proven to be men in words and deeds in the fields of honor and heroism.
Gen. Al-Freij added that the achievements of the Armed Forces are real embodiment of the Syrian people’s choice in resistance and steadfastness, noting that the Syrian people and all honest people in the world are proud of the heroism of soldiers in confronting terrorism.
In turn, soldiers said that they will always stay on Testament faithful and will do their best in defending the homeland.
At the end of his tour, Gen. Al-Freij praised the soldiers and provided them with directives, wishing them more success in carrying out their national duties.
On Friday, army units, in cooperation with the popular defense groups, restored security and stability to Atman town, 4 km north of Daraa city after eliminating all remaining hideouts of the terrorist organizations in the town.