Report of the Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides in the Syrian Arab Republic (April 21, 2016)
General information on the application of measures for the reconciliation of opposing sides
Within last 24 hours, truce agreements have been achieved with representatives of four inhabited localities of the Aleppo province.
The total number of settlements, the leaders of which had signed reconciliation agreements, has reached 69.
Negotiations on joining ceasefire regime have been continued with a field commander of an armed opposition detachment active in the Homs province.
The number of ceasefire application forms signed with leaders of armed groupings has remained 50.
Results of ceasefire monitoring
The ceasefire regime has been observed in most provinces of the Syrian Arab Republic. Within last 24 hours, 5 ceasefire violations have been registered (Latakia – 3, Homs – 2).
Militants of Ahrar al-Sham grouping, which had claimed to belong to the opposition, carried out shelling with mortars and improvised multiple launch rocket systems against Kormos village (Homs province), Quinsibba, Hakur Tahtani, and Ard al-Wata (Latakia province).
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
Humanitarian convoys for citizens of the Hama province are being formed.
Recovery works in al-Qaryatayn (Homs province) are continued. Syrian repair brigades have cleaned 20 meters of streets from obstructions, recovered 200 meters of electricity transmitting lines. Syrian sappers have defused 11 demolition bombs, which had been planted by retreating militants.
Water and electricity supply systems have been recovered in al-Blata (Latakia province).
In the Latakia province, units of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist grouping took efforts to launch offensive on positions of the government troops near Ikko, Bsharfa, Nehshebba and Sandran.
Terrorists of Jabhat al-Nusra performed shelling against northern regions of Sheikh Maqsood from al-Shababi (Aleppo).