Bulletin of the Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides in the Syrian Arab Republic (August 26, 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 Damascus (1) provinces.

The total number of inhabited areas, the leaders of which had signed reconciliation agreements, has reached 476.

Negotiations on joining ceasefire regime have been continued with field commanders of armed opposition detachments active in the Aleppo and Damascus 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 Duma, Jaubar, Kabun, Haush-Duarah, Arbil and Harasta in the Damascus province.

In the Latakia province, armed formations of the Ahrar ash-Sham armed grouping have opened fire against Kinsibba and Rasha inhabited areas; formations of the Free Syrian Army fired with antiaircraft artillery guns against Saraf inhabited area.

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

Low-income families of the Neva (Homs province) inhabited area have received 1 ton of humanitarian cargos with rice, sugar, tea, canned meat and fish.

Aircraft of the Abakan Air, Russian aviation company, has dropped over 17 tons of UN humanitarian cargos with corns, salt, sugar, tomato paste on Deir ez-Zor, which had been besieged by ISIS terrorists.

Posts with hot meal and items of first necessity are deployed for civilians who leave the districts of the Aleppo city, which are under control of terrorist armed groupings.

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 province, terrorists have shelled with improvized MLRS and mortars inhabited areas Karasi and Al-Khader, Khai-al-Ansari quarter, areas near the tannery, the gas plant and the mountain Jabal-al-Bajir.

In the Damascus province, terrorists have fired against inhabited areas: Jaubar, Haush-Nasri, Duma, Abd-Beinuri, Haush-al-Farra, Huteita-al-Jarash; in the Latakia province – Bruma inhabited area; in the Hama province – Tel-Salkhab inhabited area.


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