BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:30 A.M.) – The U.S. State Department released a statement on Thursday evening that warned the Syrian government against launching their planned southern Syria offensive.

According to the first part of the statement, the U.S. is concerned about this government operation because it violates the de-escalation zone agreement in southwest Syria.

“The United States remains concerned by reports of impending Syrian government operations in southwest Syria within the boundaries of the de-escalation zone,” the statement began.

The State Department then threatened to issue a decisive response if the government goes through with this operation.

“We affirm again that the United States will take firm and appropriate measures in response to Syrian government violations in this area,” they continued.

Furthermore, the U.S. State Department called on Russia to step in to dissuade the Syrian government from launching this offensive against the militant groups in the Dara’a and Al-Sweida governorates.

“Russia is duly responsible as a permanent member of the UN Security Council to use its diplomatic and military influence over the Syrian government to stop attacks and compel the government to cease further military offensives,” the statement added.

The de-escalation zone agreement that the U.S. State Department is referring to is in the provinces of Al-Sweida, Dara’a, and Al-Quneitra.

Due to the fact that rebel groups have refused to reconcile with the government, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has increased their presence in the Dara’a and Al-Quneitra governorates.

The reason for this large deployment of Syrian military personnel is to launch an offensive that is similar to their previous operations in the East Ghouta, eastern Qalamoun, and northern Homs regions.

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As of now, the Syrian government is negotiating with the rebel forces and town elders in both the Dara’a and Al-Quneitra governorates; they are attempting to convince them to reconcile in order to avoid a military confrontation.

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ranix
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siince when do the vile ameritards care – must be trying to save their losing terrorists from total annihilation – death to the zionited states for its arrogant illegal occupier bark

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U.S. State Dpt. has no say in this matter.

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so you are no longer using the word “regime” ? lol guess when it suits you not to ,,,anyways the de escalation agreement expired months ago and syria does not answer to your deals,,if terrorists refuse to surrender through a deal then they will be met with force because syria cn not leave such hostile groups to do what they been doing

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The dara deescalation agreement .. Correct me if I’m wrong .. Had an expire date, which has past. So shift some s400 to the vicinity and start the operation.. Shoot down any illegal aerial interference.

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Victory Day Celebrations.
The end is near.
Whole xionist CiA investments are at the brink of extinction.
What goes around must comes around.
So annihilating situation and satisfactory to watch as its days are numbered.
Long live Syrian People SAA & Mother Russia.
With Love from Pakistan♡

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The problem is to avoid an escalation into a regional war. My two cents we’re likely to see smth like Assad thanking Iran and Hezb for their help, telling them SAA is in a situation nor requiring their help any more and in counterpart, the Yanks and Saudis drop the rebels. The hardest thing to do will be pushing the Turks out of NW Syria… Actually, just X-fingers that in 9 days, Erdogan loses his job and the AKP coalition to lose the parliament. I’m not too confident about it, I think that the Ankara’s reptile will rig the election,… Read more »

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Syria-Iraq-Iran-Lebanon-Russia should give to the West a new Viet Nam 2.0, and they will shut up their big fake mouths.

This War is needed, we have been waiting for so long the fall of our leftshit system.

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leftshit? LOL, it’s hyper capitalist! Mussolini would have a hard-on as he used to define fascism as “capitalism pushed to the extreme”… Oh, BTW, do you know that Syrian Ba’ath party is… Leftist? They had very close ties with the Soviets… I think you still live in the Soviet narrative about Vietnam. Vietnam was simply used as a bargain chip to force China into normalising relations with USA, as soon Nixon and Kissinger had what they wanted, the Vn case was scrapped… From a military POV, Yanks won all battles but one. For 50,000 losses, the whole region was bled… Read more »