Report of the Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides in the Syrian Arab Republic (May 6, 2016)
General information on the application of measures for the reconciliation of opposing sides
Within last 24 hours, truce agreements with representatives of 2 inhabited areas in the Daraa province have been achieved.
The total number of settlements, the leaders of which had signed reconciliation agreements, has reached 94.
Negotiations on joining ceasefire regime have been held with a field commander of an armed opposition detachment active in the Damascus province.
The number of ceasefire application forms signed with leaders of armed groupings has remained 52.
Results of ceasefire monitoring
The ceasefire has been observed in most provinces of the Syrian Arab Republic. Within last 24 hours, 6 ceasefire violations have been registered in the Latakia province.
Militants of Ahrar al-Sham and al-Islam al-Turkestani, which had claimed to belong to the opposition, carried out shelling with mortars and small arms against positions of the government troops near Ain al-Kantara for three times and near Rasha for two times. Barza Tahtani suffered shelling with multiple launch rocket systems.
Russian Aerospace Forces did not make strikes on opposition 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
Public and political movement “Citizenship and membership” in cooperation with Syrian Arabic Red Crescent has delivered 5 tons of food products and medicaments to citizens of Aleppo.
Inhabited locations of the Homs province have received 500 kg of bread, which had been baked at the Russian field bakery.
Humanitarian convoys to inhabited localities of the Aleppo and Homs provinces are being formed.
In general, “Silence regime”, which had been established by Syrian government troops and opposition armed groupings with mediation of the Russian Centre for reconciliation and US analytics military and political Centre in Amman, has been observed by the government troops and opposition groupings in northern regions of the Latakia and Eastern Ghuta.
Formations of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist grouping continue performing provocations aimed at breaking the “Silence regime” in Aleppo.
Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists carried out non-selective shelling with improvised multiple launch rocket systems against Sheikh Maqsood, Salakh al-Din and Amriyah in Aleppo from Bennizit and Ashrafiyah as well as mortar shellings against Handrat and Hailan from Muheim Handrat.
Moreover, within last 24 hours, Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists took efforts to block Aleppo from the south. Having taken advantage of the “Silence regime”, terrorists launched offensive on Han Tuman, al-Halidiyah and al-Hamra
In northern regions of the Latakia province, terrorists of this grouping performed mortar and artillery shelling against positions of the government troops near Iqqo, Ain al-Kantara and Kbana.
“Silence regime” in northern regions of the Latakia province and Aleppo has been prolonged since 12 a.m. May 7 by 72 hours by the initiative of the Russian party in order to prevent further escalation.