MOSCOW, November 29. /TASS/. A total of 40 ceasefire violations by illegal armed groups were reported during the day 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 Tuesday.
In the province of Damascus, armed groups of the Jaysh al-Islam organization which affiliates itself with the opposition shelled from mortars and firearms the settlement of Jobar, the Adawi quarters, an area near the al-Abbasyyin stadium in the settlement of Jobar and a highway near the settlement of Harasta.
Ahrar al-Sham militants conducted mortar fire at the settlement of Azizi in the province of Aleppo and positions of Syrian government troops on Mount Abu Ali in the province of Latakia. Armed groups of the Free Syrian Army shelled from multiple missile launcher systems Aleppo’s district of Salah al-Din.
Armed groups of the terrorist organizations Jabhat Fatah al-Sham (formerly known as Jabhat al-Nusra) and Islamic State (both outlawed in Russia) shelled from multiple missile launcher systems, artillery systems, mortars and firearms Aleppo’s districts of Binyamin (twice), 1070, Dahiya al-Assad, Ashrafiyah, Baedin, Leramon, Bustan Bashah, Ramusi, Sheikh Hasr, Shurfa, the Al-Assad military academy, the Castello trade center, the Higma school, areas near the former military school, a cardboard factory and a watermelon market, and the Aleppo castle.
In the province of Damascus, terrorists shelled the settlements of Arbil (twice), Bleliye, Hawsh Harabu (twice), Hawsh Nasri (twice), Jobar, Bala al-Qadima, the Ibn Sina hospital and an electricity plant in the settlement of Jobar, the al-Wafidin camp. In the province of Daraa, terrorists shelled the settlements of Tel Skheliya and Jaddiya. In the province of Hama, terrorists shelled the settlement of Suran.
"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 Russian center said.
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.