Bulletin of the Russian Defence Ministry on implementation of the Memorandum on creation of de-escalation zones (May 9, 2017)
Control groups continue monitoring the ceasefire observation within the implementation of the Memorandum on creation of the de-escalation zones in the Syrian Arab Republic, which had been signed by the Russia, Turkey, and Iran on May 4, 2017.
Situation in the de-escalation zones is assessed as stable.
Within last 24 hours, the Russian party of the Russia-Turkey Commission on violations of the Joint Agreement has registered 12 cases of firing in the provinces of Damascus (3), Latakia (4), Daraa (2), and Hama (3).
The Turkish party has registered 2 cases of ceasefire violations in the provinces of Damascus (1) and Hama (1).
Most cases of unselective firing from small arms have been registered in the areas controlled by insurgents of the ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist groupings.
Humanitarian aid provided to the Syrian population
Within last 24 hours, the Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides has held 6 humanitarian actions. Among them:
4 in the city of Aleppo (local inhabitants have been provided with 4.8 tons of drinking water);
in the city of Damascus (local inhabitants have received a ton of food products);
2 tons of food kits have been delivered to the al-Suwayda province.
The total weight of the humanitarian cargoes is 7.8 tons
2494 people have received humanitarian aid.
Total number of humanitarian events has reached 1187.
Aircraft of the Abakan Air aviation company delivered 21 tons of humanitarian aid (food products) to the Deir ez-Zor area using parachute platforms. The aid was provided by the United Nations.
Reconciliation of opposing sides
Within last 24 hours, 9 ceasefire agreements have been signed with representatives of Jadia in the Daraa province, Kursian, Rejem-al-Kott, al-Hrayba, Bernan, Hawa, Jaydet-Nuaf, Um-Hlahi, Shaara in the Idlib province.
Total number of inhabited areas, the leaders of which had signed reconciliation agreements has reached 1,492.
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, is 213.