Report of the Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides in the Syrian Arab Republic (April 5, 2016)
General information on the application of measures for the reconciliation of opposing sides
Truce agreement has been signed with representatives of an inhabited locality of the Damascus province.
The total number of settlements, the leaders of which had signed reconciliation agreements, has reached 58.
Ceasefire agreements with field commanders of two armed formations (in total, up to 250 people) active in the Damascus, province on joining ceasefire regime have been achieved.
The number of ceasefire application forms signed with leaders of armed groupings has reached 47.
Results of ceasefire monitoring
The ceasefire regime has been observed in most provinces of the Syrian Arab Republic.
In the course of last 24 hours, 5 ceasefire violations have been registered (Latakia – 2, Daraa, Homs and Damascus – 1 for each).
In the Latakia province, unidentified armed formations continue shelling against units of the Syrian Armed Forces near Sandran and Mazraat Omaro.
In the Daraa province, militants of the Free Syrian Army opened fire with large-caliber machine guns against positions of the government troops near al-Makhatta.
Near Dar al-Kabira, an automobile of a citizen from Tahun Donguziyah has been destroyed in course of an attack carried out by illegal armed formations on the Homs-Hama highway (Homs province).
In the Damascus province, mortar fire was opened from Harzma, which had been controlled by Jaysh al-Islam, against Marg Sultan. A civilian was wounded.
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
The Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides has held a session with representatives of the Ministry for National Reconciliation of the Syrian Arab Republic. The sides discussed issues of providing humanitarian aid to citizens of Palmyra.
Hospital of the Aleppo Medical University has received 2 tons of humanitarian cargos for the injured during attacks of terrorists.
Specialists of the Russian Centre in cooperation with the Hama province administration provided humanitarian aid to displaced persons near Dahriyah. People have received bread, canned food, rice and sugar.
Humanitarian convoy for citizens of the Hama province is being formed.
Specialists of the International Mine Action Centre of the Russian Armed Forces started clearing infrastructure of Palmyra from mines. Within last 24 hours, the engineers have cleared 12 hectares of the historical part of the city. They have defused 158 explosive devices.
Tension escalation has been observed in Aleppo and its suburbs. Within last two weeks, 26 civilians were killed and 38 ones received wounds of varying severity during attacks of militants.