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Bulletin of the Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides in the Syrian Arab Republic (July 26, 2016)

Reconciliation of the opposing sides

Within last 24 hours, truce agreements have been signed with representatives of 41 inhabited areas in the Latakia (17), al-Suwayda (15), Hama (7), and Homs (2) provinces.

The total number of inhabited areas, the leaders of which had signed reconciliation agreements, has reached 259.

Negotiations on joining ceasefire regime have been continued with field commanders of armed opposition detachments active in the Daraa, al-Quneitra, and Homs provinces.

The number of ceasefire application forms signed with leaders of armed groupings has remained 61.

Ceasefire observation

The ceasefire has been observed in most provinces of the Syrian Arab Republic. Within last 24 hours, 6 ceasefire violations have been registered in the Damascus and Latakia province.

Jaysh al-Islam formations, which had claimed to belong to the opposition, have performed mortar shelling of Arbil, Jaubar, Nashabiyah, Haush al-Farah and Duma inhabited areas in the Damascus province.

Armed formations of Ahrar al-Sham grouping carried out shelling of Karura (Latakia province) with MLRS.

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 al-Ever (Hama province) have received 5 tons of humanitarian cargos with flour, rice, and canned products.

Aircraft of the Abakan Air, Russian aviation company, has dropped 21 tons of UN humanitarian cargos on Deir ez-Zor, which had been besieged by ISIS terrorists.

Additional information

Groupings of Jabhat al-Nusra and ISIS international terrorist organizations do not stop making attempts to break the ceasefire regime.

Within last 24 hours, terrorists have shelled Sheikh Maqsood quarter in the city of Aleppo, and Tell Jobegja inhabited area with improvised artillery and mortars. 

Terrorists have also shelled following inhabited areas: Haush al-Farah, Bahariyah, Huteita al-Jarash, and Abd Beinuri in the Damascus province, Abu Alayah and Tarfavi in the Homs province.

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