Bulletin of the Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides in the Syrian Arab Republic (May 13, 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 inhabited areas, the leaders of which had signed reconciliation agreements, has remained 100.
Negotiations on joining ceasefire regime have been held with field commanders of armed opposition detachments active in the Damascus, Hama, and Homs provinces.
The number of ceasefire application forms signed with leaders of armed groupings has remained 58.
Results of ceasefire monitoring
The ceasefire has been observed in most provinces of the Syrian Arab Republic. Within last 24 hours, 8 ceasefire violations have been registered (Aleppo province – 3, Damascus province – 5).
In Aleppo, units of Jaysh al-Islam, which had claimed to belong to the opposition, carried out 3 shellings with mortars and multiple launch rocket systems against al-Zagra sector.
In the Damascus province, militants of Jaysh al-Islam opened fire with mortars and small arms against positions of the government troops near al-Sakhiyah, Harasta, and Darayah as well as sectors Basatin al-Jarash and Dahiyat al-Asad.
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
Citizens of Sharakliyah and Fulia (Homs) have received 3.2 tons of humanitarian aid.
Representatives of the Centre for reconciliation have delivered 2 tons of humanitarian aid to children of internally displaced persons studying in al-Yarmuk school (Latakia).
Medical workers of the Centre for reconciliation have provided medical assistance to 58 citizens.
Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Aleppo have delivered 2.5 tons of humanitarian aid to representatives of “Community of Syrian citizens from Russia”.
Russian aircraft have delivered 42 tons of UN food products with usage of parachute platforms to Deir ez-Zor, which have been besieged by ISIS terrorists.
Groupings of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization continue performing provocative actions aimed at breaking the “Silence regime” down.
Within last 24 hours, mortar fire was performed against al-Zagra and al-Meiser sectors, and al-Nairab airport in Aleppo.
Sheikh Maqsood has been shelled by multiple launch rocket systems twice.
Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists took efforts to launch offensive against units of the Syrian army near Handrat after performing mortar shelling. All attacks of terrorists have been repelled.
In the Homs province, the government troops have captured 2 strategic height in course of combat against ISIS terrorists.