Rebels in Syria claim they shot down a warplane belonging to the Syrian regime in an area covered by the current ceasefire zone, AFP reported Tuesday.
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According to DPA, the Syrian government jet was downed in Sweida, a southern province by the border with Jordan, covered by a current ceasefire, reports the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
The current cease-fire was agreed to after U.S. President Donald Trump met Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany. Ahead of the agreement, an American envoy came to Israel two weeks ago and held talks with senior Israeli officials about establishing de-escalation zones, otherwise known as safe zones, in souhaaretzthern Syria near the Israeli and Jordanian borders as part of an effort to end Syria’s civil war.
More details to follow