Bulletin of the Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides in the Syrian Arab Republic (August 1, 2016)

Reconciliation of the opposing sides

Within last 24 hours, truce agreements have been signed with representatives of 2 inhabited areas in the Latakia province

The total number of inhabited areas, the leaders of which had signed reconciliation agreements, has reached 329.

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

The number of ceasefire application forms signed with leaders of armed groupings has remained 61.

Ceasefire observation

The ceasefire has been observed in most provinces of the Syrian Arab Republic. Within last 24 hours, 6 ceasefire violations have been registered in the Damascus (5) and Latakia (1) provinces.

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

In the Latakia province, armed formations of the Free Syrian Army performed shelling of Tauma 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 population of Syria

Low-income families of al-Bustan (Hama province) have received humanitarian cargos with flour, rice, canned products. Pupils of Shagit Ammar Khalil School (Latakia province) have received teaching kits.

Mi-8 helicopter has dropped humanitarian cargos (6,500 food kits) in the regions of the Aleppo city controlled by armed formations.

Aircraft of the Abakan Air, Russian aviation company, has dropped 21 tons of UN humanitarian cargos with corns and tomato paste on Deir ez-Zor, which had been besieged by ISIS terrorists.

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, terrorists have shelled Handrat inhabited area, al-Zahraa, al-Khalidiyah, and Leramon quarters as well as the trade centre “Kostello” in the Aleppo city with MLRS and mortars.

Terrorists have also shelled Arbil, Haush al-Farah, Huteita al-Jarash, and Jaubar inhabited areas in the Damascus province as well as an airport in the Hama city.