Report of the Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides in the Syrian Arab Republic (April 8, 2016)
General information on the application of measures for the reconciliation of opposing sides
Preliminary truce agreements with representatives of an inhabited locality of the Homs province have been achieved.
The total number of settlements, the leaders of which had signed reconciliation agreements, has remained 58.
Negotiations with a field commander of an armed opposition detachment active in the Aleppo province on joining ceasefire regime have been held.
The number of ceasefire application forms signed with leaders of armed groupings has remained 47.
Results of ceasefire monitoring
The ceasefire regime has been observed in most provinces of the Syrian Arab Republic.
Within last 24 hours, 6 ceasefire violations have been registered (Latakia – 4, Homs – 1, Hama – 1).
Militants of Ahrar al-Sham grouping, which had claimed to belong to the opposition, continued shelling with multiple launch rocket systems against positions of the Syrian army near Sandran, Shmaisa and Nekhshebba. One civilian was killed.
In the Homs province, Ahrar al-Sham militants performed mortar shelling against Tesnin from Umm Sharshukh.
In the Hama province, Jaysh al-Islam militants opened fire with multiple launch rocket systems against Handek al-Sharqi from Qalat al-Mudik.
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
In course of last week, medical workers of the Centre for reconciliation provided medical assistance to 186 civilians in three inhabited areas of the Hama and Daraa province, which had no medical establishments.
In Deir al-Fardis village (Hama), 74 civilians asked for medical assistance. All of the civilians received medicaments and a therapy for each of them.
Humanitarian convoys for citizens of the Damascus and Aleppo provinces are being formed.
Militants of ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist groupings (not included in the Russian-American agreement on ceasefire in Syria) continue performing armed provocative actions and attacks against civilians and the government troops.
Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist formations do not stop warfare in Aleppo and its suburbs. 18 civilians were killed and 61 citizen received wounds of different severity by mortar shelling performed by terrorists taking efforts to capture Sheikh Maqsood.
Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist grouping (up to 400 men) launched an offensive on positions of Kurdish units.
Within last 24 hours, the Russian Centre has received information from Fua citizens (Idlib province) about three mortar shellings from Binnish. One civilian was wounded.