Report of the Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides in the Syrian Arab Republic (April 7, 2016)
General information on the application of measures for the reconciliation of opposing sides
Truce negotiations with representatives of an inhabited area in the Hama province were continued.
The total number of settlements, the leaders of which had signed reconciliation agreements, has remained 58.
The number of ceasefire application forms signed with leaders of armed groupings has remained 47.
Results of ceasefire monitoring
The ceasefire regime has been observed in most provinces of the Syrian Arab Republic.
Within last 24 hours, 4 ceasefire violations have been registered (Latakia – 2, Homs – 1, Hama – 1).
Militants of Jaysh al-Islam grouping, which had claimed to belong to the opposition, opened fire with improvised multiple launch rocket systems against Tahun Donguziyah from Teir Maala (Homs province).
In the Hama province, militants of Free Syrian Army carried out mortar shelling against positions of the government troops from Kafr Nbuda.
Mortar shelling against positions of the Syrian Armed Forces near Sandran and Shmaisa (Latakia province) were continued.
Russian Aerospace Forces and Syrian Air Forces did not make strikes on armed formations, which follow ceasefire regime and informed the Russian or American Centres for reconciliation about their location.
Humanitarian aid to the population of Syria
In the Hama province, citizens of Deir al-Fardis received 3.7 tons of humanitarian aid.
Humanitarian convoys for citizens of the Damascus and Aleppo provinces are being formed.
Military transport aviation of the Russian Aerospace Forces has delivered 15 tons of food products to the Hmeymim airfield for forming another humanitarian convoy.
Militants of ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist groupings (not included in the Russian-American agreement on ceasefire in Syria) continue taking efforts to perform armed provocative actions and attacks against civilians and the government troops.
Within last 24 hours, near Aleppo, terrorists of Jabhat al-Nusra took efforts to capture Handrat and Sheikh Maqsood.
According to the information, which had been received from citizens, more than 1,000 militants of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist grouping are concentrated in Muheim Handrat, Jandul, Hraitan and Kafr Hamra (to the north from Aleppo). They are armed with 7 tanks and 24 off-roaders with large-caliber machine guns.
In course of last 24 hours, mortar fire was opened against Handrat village 6 times from these inhabited areas. Two civilians were killed, six ones were wounded.