MOSCOW, March 12. /TASS/. Russian experts recorded three violations of the cease-fire in Syria during the day, mentioned in the newsletter of the Center for reconciliation of the warring parties, published on the website of the defense Ministry.
“The Russian part of the mission of the joint Russian-Turkish Commission on consideration of questions of violations of the unified agreement for the day recorded three violations”, – stated in the message.
Clarifies that two incidents occurred in the province of Damascus, one in Hama province. In this Turkish experts reported seven incidents in the provinces of Damascus (three), Deraa (one), Latakia (one) and Hama (one), reported in the Bulletin. The Russian side has not confirmed the violations identified Turkish colleagues.
The number of armed groups of the Syrian opposition, joined to the cessation of hostilities, remained the same – 64 .
The reconciliation of the conflicting parties
During the day the signed one agreement on accession to the cessation of hostilities settlement of es-Samra the province of as-Suwayda. Thus, the number of settlements that joined the reconciliation process in Syria, during the day increased to 1341, said the Center. Continued negotiations on accession to the cessation of hostilities with the armed opposition groups in the provinces of Aleppo, Damascus, Hama, HOMS and Quneitra.
The number of armed groups that have declared their commitment to the adoption and implementation of conditions for the cessation of hostilities in accordance with the armistice agreement of 27 February 2016, has not changed -135.
Remained the same and the number of settlements freed from 1 January 2017, the Syrian government forces from armed groups international terrorist organization “Islamic state” (banned in Russia), – 171. A day under the control of government troops moved 19,8 square kilometers of territory. In total from January 1, 2017, exempt 3086,5 sq. km.