Syrian army withdraws from Hama
Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug.10 / Trend /
Syrian army is leaving Hama city, Arabian media reported.
Syrian army entered Hama on Aug.1. Some 145 people died in clashes between the army and demonstrators.
Today clashes broke out between army and opponents of President Bashar al-Assad's regime in the Syrian town of Deir al-Zour, as a result of which 34 people were killed. There are 10 minors among the dead.
Following the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's meeting with the Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, Assad said the authorities do not intend to stop combating terrorist elements.
More than 800 people were killed in many cities during the clashes with Syrian police and army, when people demanded President Bashar al-Assad's resignation. According to authorities, this figure does not exceed a hundred. Furthermore, the dead were not civilians but rather members of terrorist groups.
Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Bahrain recalled their ambassadors from Damascus in protest to events in Syria.