Two Syrian Army Divisions Heading To New Mission

Sources from Hama province monitored the arrival of a new batch of military reinforcements to the north-west of Syria.

The 5th Corps and 9th Division were deployed to the southwestern part of Aleppo and the northern countryside of Hama, as signs of a joint military operation to be launched from northwestern Syria.

These developments come just days before delegations from the Syrian government and opposition meet in the capital of Kazakhstan to discuss a political settlement of crisis.

Earlier on Friday, President Putin discussed with permanent members of the Russian Security Council the situation in Syria in light of the upcoming summit of Astana.