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MOSCOW, November 6. /TASS/. Reconciliation agreements were signed during the day with representatives of two more settlements in Syria, the Russian center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria said in its regular daily bulletin posted on the Russian defense ministry’s official website on Sunday.
"During the day, reconciliation agreements were signed with representatives of two settlements in the province of Latakia. The number of settlements joining the reconciliation process has reached 895," the center said.
Talks on joining the regime of cessation of hostilities were continued with field commanders of armed opposition groups in the settlement of Muaddamiya al-Sham in the province of Damascus and commanders of armed opposition groups in the provinces of Homs, Hama, Aleppo and al-Quneitra. The number illegal armed groups that declared their commitment to the ceasefire terms remains unchanged - 69, the bulletin says.
According to the Russian center, a total of 37 ceasefire violations by illegal armed groups were reported during the day, including 15 - in the province of Aleppo, 16 - in the province of Damascus, two - in the province of al-Quneitra, two - in the province of Daraa, onee - in the province of Latakia, and one - in the province of Hama.
"Armed groups which have declared their joining the regime of cessation of hostilities conducted fire from home-made multiple missile launcher systems, mortars and firearms at Aleppo’s district of al-Masharka; the settlements of Jobar, Harasta, Bleliye, and height 612 in the province of Damascus; and at the Abu Ali mount in the province of Latakia," the center said.
Paramilitary terrorist groups shelled from home-made multiple missile launcher systems, artillery systems Aleppo’s districts of Hai al-Ansari, 3000, 1070 (twice), Al-Zahra, Suleiman Halabi, Binyamin, the Al-Assad military academy (three times), the Castello trade center, the Aleppo castle and the area near the former military school.
"In the province of Damascus, terrorists shelled the settlements of Hawsh-Nasri, Harasta (twice), Arbil (twice), the Ibn al-Walid hospital (twice), a sports ground in the settlement of Jobar (twice), the Tel Kawkab mount (twice) and the al-Wafidin camp," the Russian center reported. "In the province of Daraa, terrorists shelled the settlements of Izra and Usman. In the province of al-Quneitra, shelling was conducted at the settlements of Jaba and Karfa. In the province of Hama, terrorists shelled the settlement of Maardes."
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, as follows from the bulletin.
According to the Russian center, efforts are continued to relieve the humanitarian situation in Syria. During the day, one humanitarian action was conducted in the Al-Assad Al-Jami hospital, which received about 300 kilograms of humanitarian cargoes.
Hot meals and living essentials distribution outlets are open for civilians leaving Aleppo’s neighborhoods controlled by illegal armed groups, the bulletin says.
The Russian Defense Ministry declared the establishment of the reconciliation center on February 23. It is headquartered at the Hmeimim air base, Latakia province. The center was set up in line with agreements reached by Russia and the United States to facilitate the negotiations between the Syrian government and opposition and to organize humanitarian deliveries.