Islamist group «Jaish al-Islam», considered one of the leading in the ranks of the moderate Syrian opposition, announced the dissolution. As the channel «al Arabiya», its fighters will join the ranks of the Syrian national army.
The purpose of this initiative is to consolidate opponents of the regime of Bashar al-Assad, to ensure unity of command. Be dissolved not only military but also civil structures group.
«Jaish al-Islam» is one of the most influential factions of the Syrian opposition. A particularly important role in the Damascus area, which participates in the fighting in Eastern ghouta, where the water sources supplying the Syrian capital.
According to the statement, here unit groups will be subject to the Military Council of Damascus.
We add that, unlike such terrorist groups as «Islamic state» and «Jaish Fattah al-sham, Jaish al-Islam» supports the Geneva process. Its representatives participated in the negotiations in Astana.