Bulletin of the Russian Defence Ministry on Ceasefire Observation

Ceasefire observation

Control groups continue monitoring the ceasefire observation within the implementation of the Memorandum on creation of the de-escalation zones in the Syrian Arab Republic, which had been signed by the Russia, Turkey, and Iran on May 4, 2017.

Situation in the de-escalation zones is assessed as stable.

Within last 24 hours, the Russian party of the Russia-Turkey Commission on violations of the Joint Agreement has registered 7 cases of firing in the provinces of Aleppo (3), Hama (1), al-Quneitra (1), Latakia (1), Damascus (1).

The Turkish party has registered 2 cases of ceasefire violations in the provinces of Aleppo and Hama.

Most cases of unselective firing from small arms have been registered in the areas controlled by insurgents of the ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist groupings.

Humanitarian aid provided to the Syrian population

The Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides within last 24 hours held 1 humanitarian action.

Citizens of Afrin (Aleppo province) received 250 kg of medicaments.

Reconciliation of opposing sides

Within last 24 hours, 2 ceasefire agreements have been signed with representatives of Tal Sinan and Kaytalun (Hama province).

Total number of settlements that had signed reconciliation agreements is 2, 222.

Negotiations on joining ceasefire regime have been continued with field commanders of detachments of armed opposition in the Aleppo, Damascus, Homs, Hama, and al-Quneitra provinces.

The number of armed formations, which had claimed to observe the ceasefire regime, reached 229.




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