Syrian Minister of Defense General Ali Abdullah Ayoub made a visit to Al-Hobait town in Idlib southern countryside just a few hours after the SAA cleaned the city from NATO-sponsored terrorists of Al-Qaeda Levant (Nusra Front).
Bravery and heroism of the Syrian Arab Army is proven by all its members from the conscript soldiers at the battlefront to the top-ranking generals leading the battlefields during the fiercest clashes with the anti-Islamic Wahhabi suicide terrorists, many martyred at the forefronts, and many defied the dangers and accompanied the soldiers at the peak of the battles, including the Syrian President Dr. Bashar Assad, SAA’s Commander in Chief.
The following video report with English translation is of the visit to Al-Hobait, and later the Minister of Defense visited the injured SAA soldiers receiving treatment at Martyr Abdul Qader Shaqfa Hospital in Homs:
Transcript of the English translation of the above video report:
Under the guidance of President Bashar al-Assad, Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Armed Forces and on the occasion of Eid al-Adha General Ali Abdullah Ayoub, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Armed Forces, and the Minister of Defense accompanied by a number of officers of the General Command made a field visit to the town of al-Hobait in the southern countryside of Idlib, a few hours after being cleared of the filth of terrorism.
Minister of Defense met the fighters who defeated the terrorists from Al-Hobait after inflicting heavy casualties on their ranks, and praised their heroism, congratulated them on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha & victories achieved over armed terrorist groups and their sponsors.
The Minister heard from field commanders details of the conduct of the battles and the new positions after the liberation of al-Hobait.
He made a field tour in the city which terrorists turned into a network of tunnels, barricades, and fortifications which quickly collapsed under the feet of the Syrian Arab Army men.
He also met field commanders and praised the tremendous efforts of our brave fighters who are working day and night on chasing the terrorists. The commanders and fighters stressed their intentions to continue their efforts until restoring and stability to every inch of the Syrian geography.
The Minister of Defense also visited the wounded in the Martyr Abdul Qader Shaqfa Hospital in Homs, he congratulated them on the safety and the blessed Eid al-Adha and listened to the circumstances of their injuries.
He also heard from the medical staff a detailed explanation of the health status of each of them valuing their high morale and their keenness to complete the treatment as soon as possible to return to the battlefields and eliminate the rest of the crumbling takfiri terrorism under the feet of the Guardians of the Homeland.
End of English transcript.
This visit by the Syrian minister to the newly liberated city few kilometers away from Nusra Front terrorists and within their NATO-supplied missiles, is the main reason how the SAA maintained its structure and kept tirelessly fighting ‘unwinnable’ fights over more than 8 years on dozens of fronts at the same time when other armies with much higher budgets and more advanced weapons have collapsed within few weeks.