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MOSCOW, August 17. /TASS/. The ceasefire regime held largely in Syria during the day, the Russian center for reconciliation of the warring parties said in its regular daily news bulletin on Wedneday, specifying that five violations were fixed in Damascus province and one in Latakia province.
Terrorists continued provocations in some provinces, said the bulletin posted on the Russian defense ministry’s website on Wednesday.
"In Damascus province, units of the Jaysh al-Islam group, which ranks itself among the opposition, conducted mortar fire at the localities of Kabun, Haush-Duara, Nashabia, Douma and Jobar," it said.
"In Latakia province, armed formations from Ahrar al-Sham group used antiaircraft mounts to shell positions of the government troops in the area of Shillif fortress," it added.
No air strikes were delivered by the Russian air group and the Syrian air force at armed opposition group which have declared cessation of hostilities and informed the Russian or U.S. reconciliation centers about their locations, the bulletin says.
The bulletin marked that units of outlawed in Russia Islamic State and Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist groups were preventing the establishment of the regime of cessation of hostilities in full.
A ceasefire regime brokered by Russia and the United States on February 22 officially came into effect in Syria at midnight Damascus time on February 27. This does not cover terrorist groups such as Islamic State and Jabhat al-Nusra, both outlawed in Russia, and other groups recognized as terrorist by the United Nations Security Council.
The Russian reconciliation center aims to assist armed groups in Syria in concluding ceasefire agreements, maintain the truce regime, control its observance and organize the delivery of humanitarian cargoes to civilians.