Briefing of the Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides and Control of the Movement of Refugees in the Syrian Arab Republic (September 20, 2021)
Work continues in the Syrian Arab Republic to resolve the conflict in a non-military manner and to provide comprehensive assistance to Syrian citizens in restoring peaceful life.
Over the past day, representatives of the Russian Center for the Reconciliation of Opposing Sides have not carried out humanitarian actions.
Since the beginning of the settlement process, the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the warring parties has conducted 3,023 humanitarian actions. The total weight of humanitarian cargo delivered amounts to 5,2 thousand tons.
The joint efforts of Russia and Turkey continue to implement the provisions of the Russian-Turkish Memorandum of common ground of October 22, 2019.
Russian military police units continued patrolling in the Membij area of Aleppo province along the Bozbekli – Karakozak route and back.
Another joint Russian-Turkish patrol took place in the province of Aleppo on the route from Garib to Bandar-Khan and back.
Russian military police units conducted patrols in Raqqa and Hasakeh provinces on the route from Ain-Isa to Tel-Tamer and back, and in Hasakeh province on the route from Qamishliya to Mamducha and back
Russian military police units continue to escort civilian vehicles along the M4 highway between the settlements of Ain-Isa in Raqqa province and Tell-Tamer in Hasakah province. Over the past day, 546 cars and 1,677 people were provided with safe passage.
Work is underway to restore the situation in Deraa province. With the mediation of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides, 720 people settled their status in the settlement of Tafas, 167 weapons and more than 4.5 thousand ammunition were handed over.
Over the past day, 17 attacks from the positions of the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group were recorded in the Idlib de-escalation zone (12 of them, according to the Syrian side). 7 attacks were registered in Idlib province, 3 attacks were registered in Latakia province, 2 attacks were registered in Hama province, and 5 attacks were registered in Aleppo province.
In the province of Aleppo, 3 shelling of positions of the Syrian government forces by illegal armed groups operating on the territory controlled by the Turkish armed forces was recorded. From the area of the settlement of Anab, the militants fired mortar shells at the positions of government forces in the area of the settlement of Maraanaz, the positions of government forces in the area of the settlement of Maraanaz were subjected to an artillery strike from the militants from the area of the settlement of Jibrin. Militants from the area of the settlement of Kimar launched an artillery strike on the positions of government forces in the area of the settlement of Sogana, as a result of which four servicemen of the armed forces of the SAR were wounded.
The Russian Centre for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides urges leaders of illegal armed formations to cease hostilities and move towards peaceful settlement of the situation in areas they occupy, and ensure delivery of humanitarian relief to Syrian civilians.