Lieutenant-General Valery Isupov was killed in a mortar attack on the command post of the Syrian army near the city of Deir a-Zor, soobshaet RIA Novosti, citing the Ministry of defense.
According to published information, the General-the Lieutenant Usupov was at the command post, where officers of the Syrian army assistance in the operation to liberate the city. According to Russian military attack on a command post was carried out by militants of the terrorist organization «Islamic state».
Lieutenant General Usupov presented posthumously to the «highest state award», reports RIA Novosti
On 23 September, speaking at a session of the UN General Assembly, foreign Minister of Syria, Walid-moualem said that «victory over the terrorists close», as the Syrian army, supported by the allies, every day brings her a step closer, eliminating the insurgents and freeing the territory. «At the political level, we are encouraged by the process of agreement began in Astana, and emerging areas of de-escalation».
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