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The extreme bombardment killed some 1,700 civilians in line with the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitor, and pulverised the realm, decreasing many neighbourhoods to rubble.
It also said eastern Ghouta had been completely stabilized and that units of Russian military police would be deployed across Douma on Thursday.
If confirmed, it would be a significant victory for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime, which has made sweeping territorial gains in the past two years from rebel groups, with Russian military power helping him turn the tide of the conflict in his favor.
Capturing Eastern Ghouta largely contributes to the security of the capital, as the rebels in that sprawling countryside used to fire daily mortar shells on the capital and attempted to infiltrate the capital many times, the latest of which was last April when the army foiled the attack.
Bashar al-Jaafari, the permanent representative of Syria in the United Nations, said Saturday that the fact-finding mission arrived in the capital on Saturday afternoon as the Syrian government stressed its determination to cooperate with the team.
The attack came against the backdrop of an allegation of a chemical weapon attack by the Syrian forces in Douma on April 7 prior to the rebels' evacuation. It doesn't make sense for President Assad to use weapons of desperation that his forces don't even possess when he's winning, but cynically speaking, there's a certain "logic" behind why his enemies would have an interest in pretending that he did in order to set into motion the present scenario.
Talks with Jaish al-Islam were more complicated, notably because the group has had strained relations with rival, Turkish-backed factions.
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"Punishing the instrument of the crime whereas maintaining the legal - a farce", wrote Mohammad Alloush, a key member of Jaish al-Islam.
Assad's government, which has denied using chemical weapons, claims the US-led strikes violate worldwide law.
The two-month assault on Eastern Ghouta sparked an worldwide outcry, with the head of the United Nations describing the conditions endured by civilians there as "hell on Earth".
"Engineering models are beginning to clear the mines and explosives sewn by the terrorists within the city to permit the remainder of the models to safe the liberated areas and put together them for the return of civilians to their houses", the military spokesman stated.
The capture of Douma comes as the rebels of the Islam Army have fully evacuated to the rebel-held city of Jarablus in northern Syria in batches.
Thousands of civilians who fled the offensive have already returned to areas previously retaken by the army and allied forces.
Numerous Jap Ghouta residents had been bussed to the northern province of Idlib, which is basically exterior authorities management and hosts a number of jihadist and different insurgent teams.
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Number three Republican Steve Scalise, a Louisiana conservative, has also reportedly signaled he has his eye on the speakership. Virginia Foxx responded after Speaker Paul Ryan announced his plan to retire at the close of the 115th Congress .
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Mr Fitzsimmons on Sunday morning stressed the fight wasn't over saying "there's still a long way to go this afternoon". Many residents in Menai made a decision to remain at their homes and were kept busy fighting ember attacks.
He argued that Britain could "simply stay" in the European Union if the exit deal was rejected in a fresh referendum. But Boris Johnson, the Foreign Secretary, poured scorn on calls for a referendum on the exit deal.
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