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Bulletin of the Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides in the Syrian Arab Republic (April 16, 2017)

Reconciliation of opposing sides

Within last 24 hours, 1 ceasefire agreement has been signed with representatives of Herbet al-Shayan in the Damascus province.

The total number of inhabited areas, the leaders of which had signed reconciliation agreements has reached 1,464.

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

The number of armed formations, which had claimed to observe the ceasefire regime in accordance to the Reconciliation Agreement dating February 27, 2016, remained 140.

The number of inhabited areas, which had been liberated by the Syrian troops from the ISIS armed formations remained 226.

Within last 24 hours, the government troops have liberated 24 square kilometers. The government troops have liberated 3,947 square kilometers.

Ceasefire observation

In accordance to the Joint Agreement on complex settling the Syrian conflict, ceasefire regime has been established starting from 00:00 on December 30, 2016.

The number of armed formations of the Syrian opposition, which had joined the ceasefire regime, remained 64.

Within last 24 hours, the Russian party of the Russia-Turkey Commission on violations of the Joint Agreement has registered 14 ceasefire violations in the provinces of Damascus (7), Latakia (2), Hama (4), and Daraa (1).

The Turkish party has registered 11 cases of ceasefire violations in the provinces of Aleppo (3), Damascus (2), Idlib (2), Homs (2), Hama (1), and Daraa (1).

The Russian party has confirmed 2 of 11 cases of ceasefire violation, which had been registered by the Turkish party.

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