Bulletin of the Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides in the Syrian Arab Republic (June 15, 2016)
Reconciliation of the opposing sides
Within last 24 hours, truce agreements with representatives of two inhabited areas in the Aleppo and Daraa provinces have been achieved.
The total number of inhabited areas, the leaders of which had signed reconciliation agreements, has reached 150.
Negotiations on joining ceasefire regime have been continued with field commanders of armed opposition detachments active in the Hama, Homs and Daraa 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 (Damascus province – 4, al-Quneitra province – 1).
Jaysh al-Islam formations, which had claimed to belong to the opposition, have performed mortar shelling of positions of the Syrian Armed Forces in Jaubar, Haush al-Hayat, Harasta al-Basal and Arbil inhabited areas (Damascus province). Al-Hamadiya village (al-Quneitra province) has been shelled with MLRS and mortars.
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
Low income families of the Tell Salhab inhabited area (Hama province) have received 4 tons of humanitarian cargo. Food products and flour were the basis of the cargos.
Aircraft of Abakan Air Russian aviation company has dropped 18 tons of UN humanitarian cargos (food products and grains) on Deir ez-Zor, which had been besieged by ISIS terrorists.
On the initiative of the Russian party, “silence regime” has been established in Aleppo for 48 hours starting from 00.01 June 16 in order to reduce the level of armed violence and stabilize the situation.
“Silence regime”, which had been established until 24.00 June 15 in Darayya inhabited area (Damascus province), has been continued. No violations have been registered.
Groupings of Jabhat al-Nusra international terrorist organization do not stop making attempts to break the ceasefire regime in the Aleppo province.
Within last 24 hours, terrorists have performed shelling with MLRS and mortars against Handrat inhabited area, al-Nayrab airport, al-Ramusy, Sheikh Maqsood, al-Khalidiyah, al-Zagra, al-Maidan, Salah al-Din quarters in Aleppo.
To the south-west of Aleppo, armed formations of Jabhat al-Nusra and Ahrar al-Sham groupings have attacked positions of the Syrian Armed Forces with the use of tanks, infantry fighting vehicles as well as suicide terrorists driving vehicles with bombs near Zaytan and Halasa inhabited areas. Units of the Syrian Army continue to conduct difficult combat for these villages in cooperation with militia.
Terrorists have performed shelling with MLRS and mortars against Ard al-Wata and Hakur Tahtani inhabited areas (Latakia province), Blelije and Marj Sultan (Damascus province), Fuah and Kafr Haya (Hama province) as well as checkpoint of the Syrian Armed Forces units near Jub al-Jara inhabited area (Homs province). There are numerous victims among civilians.
Government troops have repelled all attacks near al-Bahariyah inhabited area (Damascus province).