Bulletin of the Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides in the Syrian Arab Republic (June 5, 2016)
General information on the application of measures for the reconciliation of opposing sides
Within last 24 hours, truce agreement with representatives of 1 inhabited area in the Daraa province has been achieved.
The total number of inhabited areas, the leaders of which had signed reconciliation agreements, has reached 134.
Negotiations on joining ceasefire regime have been continued with field commanders of armed opposition detachments active in the Damascus, Daraa and al-Quneitra 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, 9 ceasefire violations have been registered (Aleppo – 4, Damascus – 5).
Jaysh al-Islam formations, which had claimed to belong to the opposition, have performed shelling with mortars and improvised artillery against al-Asad, Meidan, Halidiya, and Old Aleppo sectors of Aleppo city.
In the Damascus province, terrorists have performed shelling against Harasta, Jaubar, Ard al-Sahiya, and twice against Masakid Barza.
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
Humanitarian convoys for the population of Syria are being formed.
Citizens of Tavani (Damascus province) have received 2.5 tons of humanitarian cargos. Food products and sweets for children are the basis of the cargos.
Humanitarian assistance (food products and flour) have been delivered to Ain Asaf (Aleppo province). It has been shared by citizens.
Medical workers of the Russian Centre for reconciliation have provided medical assistance to 32 civilians, including 14 children.
Agreement on prolonging “silence regime” near Darayya for 72 hours until 12 p.m. on June 7 has been achieved on the initiative of the Russian party in order to provide security for delivering of the UN humanitarian assistance to the population of the Damascus province.
Groupings of Jabhat al-Nusra international terrorist organization continue performing provocative actions aimed at breaking the ceasefire down.
Within last 24 hours, units of the Syrian Armed Forces continued defensive warfare at different directions around Aleppo.
In northern part of Aleppo, armed formations of Jabhat al-Nusra supported by armored vehicles took efforts to launch offensive against positions of Kurdish units in Sheikh Maqsood and Syrian Armed Forces near Handrat.
Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists and Ahrar al-Sham militants have carried out shelling with mortars and improvised artillery against positions of Syrian Armed Forces in Ansar sector (south-west of Aleppo) from al-Rashidin.
Residential areas of northern Aleppo have been shelled with mortars and small arms from positions of terrorists near Castello mall and Muhaim Handrat inhabited locality.
Moreover, the government troops have stopped efforts of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists to capture al-Hamra (Aleppo province).