Damascus Government Fully Reopens Hama-Homs Highway For First Time In 7 Years (Photos)

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Damascus Government Fully Reopens Hama-Homs Highway For First Time In 7 Years (Photos)

By SANA, Click to see full-size image

On June 6, the Damascus government reopened the strategic Hama-Homs highway for civilian traffic for the first time in seven years, according to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA). The reopening of the highway is a part of the reconciliation agreement in the northern Homs countryside, which was reached on May 2.

Damascus Government Fully Reopens Hama-Homs Highway For First Time In 7 Years (Photos)

By SANA, Click to see full-size image

Damascus Government Fully Reopens Hama-Homs Highway For First Time In 7 Years (Photos)

By SANA, Click to see full-size image

The Hama-Homs highway was first closed by the Free Syrian Army (FSA) in late 2011. Back then, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) managed to reopen the highway twice, however it withdrew later as it was overwhelmed on other, more important fronts.

In a related development, the SAA continued its security operation in the northern Homs countryside and uncovered several weapon caches in the al-Hula region. The SANA said that these weapons caches contained Grad rockets, mortar shells, heavy machineguns and rocket-propelled grenade launchers.

Damascus Government Fully Reopens Hama-Homs Highway For First Time In 7 Years (Photos)

By SANA, Click to see full-size image

Damascus Government Fully Reopens Hama-Homs Highway For First Time In 7 Years (Photos)

By SANA, Click to see full-size image

Under the reconciliation agreement, the FSA was supposed to hand over all of its weapons to the SAA. Syrian pro-government activists believe that the weapons, which were found in al-Hula, were hidden by racial militants, likely members of Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) which controlled the region for years.

Despite some obstacles, the reconciliation process in the northern Homs countryside has been successful so far, according to local observers, who believe that this success will be an example for other militant-held areas, especially in southern Syria.

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  • Spit

    Something good for the people who have known nothing but death and war for to many years. Civility finally returns to Syrians.

    • Feudalism Victory

      Best of luck to them.

    • Starlight

      NO- Putin’s RUSSIAN sector of Syria starts to look a lot like East Berlin/East Germany. Russians always do a good job in the sector they control. The problem is that Putin, at the commands of his jewish masters, has partitioned Syria for good, and is rushing to get the russian sector in good order before this September’s Iran War.

      Perhaps the trolls here from Tel Aviv, pouring praise on Putin, would like to explain away how everyone on Earth BUT Iran and Syria are offered Russia’s s-400 air defense system. FACTS are the clue, people- FACTS!

      The jewish Hitler (in reality this jew is far worse than the original Hitler) is currently in Britain as part of the road to war with Iran. The pretence of the EU maintaining the treaty with Iran falls apart daily, as EU companies one-by-one withdraw from Iran under direct instructions from their governments. After the World Cup, Merkel, May and Marcon will delare the treaty to be dead, and the countdown to nuclear strikes against Iran will begin.

  • JEinCA

    Inshallah I will see Syria with my own eyes one day and break bread with her wonderful people in their ancient and beautiful country.

    • Siegfried

      And make a party on the liberated Golan heights —
      Oops!, now I pYssed-of some Itzigs and Shtruls

  • Smaug

    Something like an actual functioning state is immerging, one with just as caustic civil life as we should expect from this part of the world.

  • Rob

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=DV_owVGG9tw

    Putin signs law on countermeasures against US & its allies.

    Well done Mr. Putin. God bless you. Be aggressive on child butchers Netanyahu and Trump etc.

  • Rob

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idVY2KumIcA
    Pentagon Pain: F-35 stealth fighter jet ‘one of the worst planes we’ve ever designed’.