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 3 cases of firing in provinces of Aleppo, Hama, and al-Quneitra.

The Turkish party has registered 7 cases of ceasefire violations in the provinces of Damascus (5), and Hama (2).

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 2 humanitarian actions.

Citizens of Deir ez-Zor received 3.3 tons of food products.

Citizens of al-Rastan, Homs province, received 4.4 tons of food products.

Pupils of Zibdin, Damascus province, received 50 backpacks.

Russian military medics provided medical assistance to 53 civilians.

In total, 55,817 citizens received medical assistance.

Reconciliation of opposing sides

Within last 24 hours, no ceasefire agreement has been signed.

Total number of settlements that had signed reconciliation agreements – 2, 233.

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.

Within 24 hours, four applications have been signed with the leaders of illegal armed formations, operating in the de-escalation zone No. 1. Total number armed formations, which had claimed to observe the ceasefire regime, reached 233.




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