Bulletin of the Russian Defence Ministry on implementation of the Memorandum on creation of de-escalation zones (May 13, 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 8 cases of firing in the provinces of Damascus (4), Latakia (2), and Hama (2).
The Turkish party has registered 3 cases of ceasefire violations in the provinces of Daraa (1), Idlib (1), and Homs (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.
Reconciliation of opposing sides
Within last 24 hours, no ceasefire agreements have been signed with representatives inhabited areas in the Syrian Arab Republic.
Total number of inhabited areas, the leaders of which had signed reconciliation agreements remained 1,495.
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 218.