Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation : More in detail

25.05.2016 (23:00)

Bulletin of the Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides in the Syrian Arab Republic (May 25, 2016)

General information on the application of measures for the reconciliation of opposing sides

The total number of inhabited areas, the leaders of which had signed reconciliation agreements, has remained 117.

Negotiations on joining ceasefire regime have been continued with field commanders of armed opposition detachments active in the Aleppo and al-Quneitra and Homs provinces.

The number of ceasefire application forms signed with leaders of armed groupings has remained 59.

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 in the Aleppo province.

Formations of Jaysh al-Islam, which had claimed to belong to the opposition, fired al-Asad and al-Zagra sectors of Aleppo with mortars and small arms. Al-Halidia sector has been shelled too.

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

Russian aircraft using parachute systems have delivered 21 tons of food products received from the UN to Deir ez-Zor, which had been besieged by ISIS militants.

Jayrud inhabited area (Damascus province) has received 4 tons of humanitarian aid. Medical assistance has been provided to 47 citizens, including 12 children.

Additional information

“Silence regime”, which had been established in Eastern Ghuta and Darayya inhabited area (Damascus province) since 12 p.m. May 24, is continued.

Groupings of Jabhat al-Nusra international terrorist organization continue performing provocative actions aimed at breaking the ceasefire down.

Within last 24 hours, shelling with multiple rocket launcher system and mortars has been performed against Handrat inhabited area, al-Nairab airport and Salah al-Din, Sheikh Maqsood sectors of Aleppo.

Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist formations shelled Fuah inhabited area (Idlib province), and Hakur Tahtani, Rusha and Haddada inhabited areas (Damascus province).

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