Bulletin of the Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides in the Syrian Arab Republic (May 31, 2016)
General information on the application of measures for the reconciliation of opposing sides
Within last 24 hours, truce agreements with representatives of 2 inhabited areas in the Homs and Daraa provinces have been achieved.
The total number of inhabited areas, the leaders of which had signed reconciliation agreements, has reached 128.
Negotiations on joining ceasefire regime have been continued with field commanders of armed opposition detachments active in the Aleppo, al-Quneitra, and Hama provinces.
The number of ceasefire application forms signed with leaders of armed groupings has remained 60.
Results of ceasefire monitoring
The ceasefire has been observed in most provinces of the Syrian Arab Republic. Within last 24 hours, 5 ceasefire violations have been registered in the Damascus province.
Jaysh al-Islam formations, which had claimed to belong to the opposition, have performed mortar shelling against Ibn al-Walid health resort located in the Dahiyat al-Asad city sector as well as positions of the Syrian Armed Forces in Duma, Jaur al-Basha inhabited areas and in Jaubar twice.
Russian Aerospace Forces and Syrian Air Force did not make strikes on opposition 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
Camp for internally displaced persons located in Deir al-Fardis (Homs province) has received 16 tons of humanitarian assistance. Sour, food products and sweets for children are the basis of the cargos.
One ton of humanitarian aid has been delivered to al-Malikyan inhabited area (Aleppo province)
Infrastructure of al-Karyatein inhabited area is continued to be recovered. Civilians are returning to the city. Medical post started operating. Water supply system has been restored. Telephone communications are being recovered. Communication post is operating day and night. Bread factory and electricity supply system are being recovered. Market points and shops are open for citizens.
Groupings of Jabhat al-Nusra international terrorist organization continue performing provocative actions aimed at breaking the ceasefire down. Within last 24 hours, shelling with MLRS and mortars has been performed against Handrat inhabited area, Sheikh Maqsood, Amriyah sectors, north-eastern part of Ancient Aleppo sector, and al-Nairab airport.
Terrorists have shelled Rasha, Ard al-Wata and Kermel (Latakia province), Herbet al-Meri inhabited area and checkpoint of the Syrian troops near Kafr Nan (Homs province), Haush Harabu (Damascus province), and Jaba (al-Quneitra province).
Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists continue attacks against positions of the Syrian Armed Forces near Muheim Handrat (Aleppo province). All the attacks have been repelled by the government troops and militia units.
Russian aviation in the Syrian Arab Republic continues performing tasks aimed at disrupting economic basis of ISIS terrorists. Therefore, near al-Taura (42 km to the south-west from Raqqah), Russian Su-34 combers have eliminated terrorists’ objects of illegal oil producing.