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    The Syrian Red Crescent said it was evacuating 36 people from three besieged towns.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — As many as 36 people were evacuated from besieged towns of Madaya, Kafarya and Foaa in Syria, the Syrian Red Crescent said on Friday.

    Humanitarian cargo dropped in Deir ez-Zor with the help of Russian parachute systems
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    Syria has been mired in civil war since 2011, with forces loyal to President Bashar Assad fighting against a number of opposition factions and extremist groups.

    ​The ceasefire in Syria brokered by Russia and the United States took effect on February 27 to facilitate humanitarian access to all besieged areas in the country, among other purposes.

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