Bulletin of the Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides in the Syrian Arab Republic (May 7, 2016)
General information on the application of measures for the reconciliation of opposing sides
Within last 24 hours, preliminary truce agreement with representatives of an inhabited area in the Homs province has been achieved.
The total number of settlements, the leaders of which had signed reconciliation agreements, has remained 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, 5 ceasefire violations have been registered (Aleppo province – 3, Latakia –2).
Militants of Jaysh al-Islam grouping, which had claimed to belong to the opposition, carried out three mortar shellings against al-Zagra sector of Aleppo.
In the Latakia province, militants of this grouping have carried out mortar shelling against positions of the Syrian army units near Sandran and Akch Baer.
Russian Aerospace Forces and Syrian Air Force 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
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 Hama and Latakia provinces are being formed.
In Beit Shakukhi (Latakia province), Syrian repair brigades have recovered water supply system, laid a new electricity transmitting line. Recovery of a school is being finished.
Militants of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist grouping have continued conducting warfare near Aleppo. Within last 24 hours, they have performed 2 shellings with multiple launch rocket systems against Sheikh Maqsood and al-Nairab airfield. Terrorists took efforts to launch offensive on Sheikh Maqsood from Ashrafiyah. Having suffered losses, terrorists retreated to the positions, which they had kept before.