BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:40 A.M.) – The Spokesperson for the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova accused the jihadist rebels in northwestern Syria of violating the terms of the September 17th Sochi Agreement.

Zakharova said in her weekly press conference that in spite of the actual successes in establishing the demilitarized zone in Idlib in accordance with the Sochi agreement, it is still premature to talk about completing this process, SANA reported.

She added that Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham militants and their allies are carrying out daily provocations in the Idlib buffer zone, prompting the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) to respond with their own assault.

In regards to the situation in Raqqa, Zakharova heavily criticized the U.S. Coalition’s failure to rebuild the city, adding that they have a duty to reconstruct the neighborhoods they destroyed.

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Spot on Maria. Incumbent upon USA to restore Raqqa. Moral, Ethical, and Legal reasons paramount.