Bulletin of the Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides in the Syrian Arab Republic (August 21, 2016)

Reconciliation of the opposing sides

Within last 24 hours, truce agreements have been signed with representatives of 5 inhabited areas in the Latakia (4) and Homs (1) province.

The total number of inhabited areas, the leaders of which had signed reconciliation agreements, has reached 444.

Negotiations on joining ceasefire regime have been continued with field commanders of armed opposition detachments active in the Al-Quneitra, Daraa, Aleppo provinces.

The number of ceasefire application forms signed with leaders of armed groupings remained 69.

Ceasefire observation

The ceasefire has been observed in most provinces of the Syrian Arab Republic. Within last 24 hours, 9 ceasefire violations have been registered in the Damascus (6), and Latakia (3) provinces.

Jaysh al-Islam formations, which had claimed to belong to the opposition, have performed mortar shelling of Harasta, Jaubar, Nashabiyah, Duma, Haush-Duarah and Jisrein in the Damascus province.

In the Latakia province, armed formations of the Ahrar ash-Sham armed grouping have carried out a strike with guided missiles against Al-Quantara  inhabited area, formations of the Free Syrian Army used tanks and mortars against Kinsibba and Kellaz inhabited areas.

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 Syrian population

Within the humanitarian operation, the inhabitants of the Aleppo city have received 7 tons of humanitarian cargos with rice, tea, sugar, canned meat and fish.

The bakery plant of the Al-Qaryatayn (Homs province) has received 3 tons of flour.

Additional information

Groupings of Jabhat al-Nusra and ISIS international terrorist organizations do not stop making attempts to break the ceasefire regime.

Within last 24 hours, in the Aleppo city terrorists have shelled with MLRS and mortars Khai-al-Ansari and Leramon quarters, the cement plant and the tannery, the Kastello trade center.

In the Damascus province, terrorists have also shelled Haush-Nasri, Duma, Haush-al-Farra, Haush-Harabu, Harasta, Jaubar, Kafer-Batna, the farm of the Khan-ash-Shikh inhabited area; Jaddiyah inhabited area  in the Daraa province.


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