Bulletin of the Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides in the Syrian Arab Republic (September 20, 2016)
Reconciliation of the opposing sides
Within last 24 hours, truce agreements have been signed with representatives of 2 inhabited areas in the Latakia province.
Reconciliation activities are continued in Muaddamet al-Shikh (Damascus province).
The total number of inhabited areas, the leaders of which had signed reconciliation agreements, has reached 642.
Negotiations on joining ceasefire regime have been continued with field commanders of armed groups in the Muaddamet al-Shikh (Damascus province) and detachments of armed opposition in the Homs, Aleppo, and al-Quneitra provinces.
The number of ceasefire application forms signed with leaders of armed groupings remained 69.
Within last 24 hours, 45 cases of ceasefire violation have been registered from the side of illegal armed formations in the provinces of Aleppo (26), Hama (4), Damascus (11), Latakia (2), and al-Quneitra (2).
In the Aleppo province, terrorists fired improvised MLRS, mortars, and small arms against al-Hader, farms in the Sheikh Ali Kobtani inhabited area, Ramusi, al-Zahraa, 1070, Hai al-Ansari, al-Khalidiyah, and Leramon quarters, the Kastello trade centre and the Kastello road, the cement and gas plants, and the armament school in the Aleppo city.
In the Damascus province, Huteita al-Jarash, Harasta, Haush Harabu, Duma, Marj Sultan, school in Jaubar, farms Bala al-Kadima, and positions of the government troops near Arbil and Kabun were shelled with improvised MLRS, mortars and small arms.
Armed formations of terrorist groupings fired improvised MLRS against Maan, Mubbatan, and Mureived in the Hama province, the Tubal fortress, and area near height 409,5 in the Latakia province.
In the al-Quneitra province, positions of the government troops located near height 1226 were shelled by a tank, and al-Baas suffered shellings of artillery and mortars.
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
A camp for temporary displaced persons Jibrin (Aleppo province) has received a humanitarian cargo (more than 2 tons) with sugar, flour, rice, canned products and tea.
Two humanitarian operations have been held in the Aleppo city in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus. The University hospital, Razi hospital and cardiovascular surgery clinic have received medicaments; and Orphanage 1 (located near Dzira) received items for children. In total, 23 tons of humanitarian cargos (food products – 12.5 tons, clothes – 4.3 tons, medicaments and medical items – 6.2 tons) have been delivered.
Posts with hot meal and items of first necessity continue their work for civilians who leave the districts of the Aleppo city, which are under control of terrorist armed groupings.