The Hezbollah media wing announced that the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) finally met on the Syrian-Iraqi border after the PMU advanced north of the Al-Walid border crossing on the Syrian-Iraqi border.
According to official Syrian television, thousands of kilometers have been liberated in the Al-Badia area – the Syrian desert – during the recent operations, The SAA also manged to cut off the road from Al-Qaim to Al-Sukhna.
Pro-government sources claimed that SAA managed to enter Deir Deir Ezzor province from the south in a quick operation that wasn’t announced this morning.
If these reports are confirmed, SAA has controlled the whole area and the road between the T-3 and T-2 strategic stations, where SAA is expected to capture the T-2 station very soon.
Through capturing the Al-Talila Reserve by the SAA southeast of Palmyra and cutting the Al-Qaim-Al-Sokhna road, the SAA has opened a third front against ISIS in Deir Ezzor province and placed the terrorist organization under a stiff pressure.
Also, the SAA has almost completely blocked the US-led coalition from advancing toward Deir Ezzor from the south.