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Bulletin of the Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides in the Syrian Arab Republic (August 30, 2016)

Reconciliation of the opposing sides

Within last 24 hours, truce agreements have been signed with representatives of 14 inhabited areas in the Homs (10) and Latakia (4) provinces.

The total number of inhabited areas, the leaders of which had signed reconciliation agreements, has reached 504.

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

The number of ceasefire application forms signed with leaders of armed groupings remained 69.

Ceasefire observation

The ceasefire has been observed in most provinces of the Syrian Arab Republic. Within last 24 hours, 8 ceasefire violations have been registered in the Damascus (6), and Latakia (2) provinces.

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

In the Latakia province, militants of the Ahrar ash-Sham and the Free Syrian Army groupings have fired against positions of the units of the Syrian Armed Forces near Abu-Ali mountain and near the height “409”.

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 Syrian population

Low-income families of the Marmarita inhabited area (Homs province) have received 1 ton of humanitarian cargoes (flour, sugar, canned meat and fish).

Posts with hot meal and items of first necessity continue their work for civilians who leave the districts of the Aleppo city, which are under control of terrorist armed groupings.

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, in the Aleppo city terrorists have fired with MLRS, antitank guided missiles, tank and IFV canons and artillery weapons against quarters: Khai-al-Ansari, Khai-al-Halidiyah, Leramon, Az-Zagra, the Air Force school, the tannery and the Kastello trade centre.

In the Damascus province, terrorists have also shelled the Duma, Haush-Nasri,  Jaubar, Harasta, Haush-Harabu, Khan-ash-Shikh inhabited areas.

In the Daraa province, terrorists have fired against positions of the Syrian Armed Forces near mountain Tel-Antar and against the Al-Makhatta quarter in the Daraa city.

In the Hama province, terrorists have opened fire against the Tel-Salkhab settlement.

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