Report of the Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides in the Syrian Arab Republic (March 29, 2016)
Report of the Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides in the Syrian Arab Republic (March 28, 2016)
General information on the application of measures for the reconciliation of opposing sides
Specialists of the Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides took part in session with representatives of initiative groups, political and public organizations active in the Homs and Damascus provinces. The sides discussed issues of joining the ceasefire regime.
The total number of settlements, the leaders of which have signed reconciliation agreements, has remained 51.
The number of ceasefire application forms signed with leaders of armed groupings has remained 43.
Results of ceasefire monitoring
In general, the ceasefire regime in the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic has been observed.
In the course of last 24 hours, 11 ceasefire violations have been registered (Aleppo – 5, Idlib – 3, Latakia – 2, Damascus – 1).
Militants of Ahrar al-Sham grouping, which had claimed to belong to the opposition, carried out three mortar attacks against living houses and positions of the Kurdish militia detachments in Sheikh Maqsood (Aleppo). Moreover, they performed mortar shelling against al-Famili and Abu Rwel city sections. A militia man was killed; two men got wounds of varying severity.
In the Idlib province, Ahrah al-Sham militants opened fire with mortars against Fua three times. Four civilians were injured.
In the Latakia province, armed formations of al-Haq Brigade opened mortar fire two times against Karajabez from Shamruran.
In the Damascus province, militants of Jaysh al-Islam carried out mortar attacks against Huteita al-Jarash from Zibdin.
Standard conditions and procedures for providing ceasefire regime, which had been approved by the Russian Federation and the United States of America, has come into effect since 00.00 (Damascus) on March 28, 2016.
Russian Aerospace Forces and Syrian Air Forces did not make strikes on armed formations, which follow ceasefire regime and informed the Russian or American Centres for reconciliation about their location.
Humanitarian aid to the population of Syria
Within last 24 hours, the Russian Centre for reconciliation has transported 3.2 tons of humanitarian cargos to the Aleppo province for further delivering to citizens of the most damaged inhabited localities.
Humanitarian convoy for citizens of the Hama province is being formed.
The Russian Centre receives information from citizens of the Aleppo province about concentration of large forces of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist grouping in the north-western part of the province.
Militants of Jabhat al-Nusra continue shelling Sheikh Maqsood in Aleppo. Within last 24 hours, mortar fire has been opened for 6 times from Hraitan.