Briefing by Russian Centre for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides in Syria (April 17, 2019)
Peaceful settlement of the conflict and rendering of comprehensive assistance are the main vectors of work in the Syrian Arab Republic.
Representatives of the Russian Centre for Reconciliation carried out a humanitarian action in Tariq Gasan district, Aleppo. People received 500 food sets.
In total, since the Russian Centre for Reconciliation started settlement process, it carried out 2,099 humanitarian actions. The total weight of humanitarian cargo delivered amounts to 3,340.275 tons.
Over the past day, 730 refugees from the Rukban camp managed to pass through the Jleb checkpoint to the territory controlled by the government of the Syrian Arab Republic. They were provided with the necessary qualified medical assistance and places for temporary accommodation in Mahmud Usman, Homs province. Since February 19, 2019, in total 4,345 people have left the Rukban camp for the territories controlled by the Syrian government.
As part of the implementation of the decree of the President of the Syrian Arab Republic, the Syrian authorities continue to work on amnesty for those who evade from military service, including those among refugees and former members of illegal armed groups. As for April 16, 2019, in total 57,625 were granted amnesty.
Over the past day terrorists have attacked Haddada, Latakia province, Umm-Hartayn and Abu-Omar, Hama province.
The Russian Centre for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides urges leaders of illegal armed formations operating in the Idlib de-escalation zone to cease hostilities and move towards peaceful settlement of the situation in areas they occupy.