TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met with army soldiers in the country’s largest militant bastion in Idlib province Tuesday.

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He met with the Syrian soldiers on the front line in the town of Habit in Idlib countryside, said a state TV report with no further details.

This is the Syrian president’s first declared trip to Idlib, which is the last major militant stronghold in the country, in years.