MOSCOW, November 30. /TASS/. Two reconciliation agreements have been inked in Syria’s regions of Latakia and Quneitra in the past 24 hours, the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria said in its daily news bulletin posted on the Russian Defense Ministry’s official website on Wednesday.
"The number of populated localities that joined the reconciliation process has increased to 1,007," the bulletin says. "Talks on joining the cessation of hostilities are ongoing with field commanders of illegal armed units in the Damascus region and with groups of armed opposition in the regions of Homs, Hama, Aleppo and Quneitra."
"The number of armed groups that pledged their commitment to accepting and fulfilling the conditions of the cessation of hostilities has remained unchanged — 88," the document says.
The Russian Defense Ministry declared the establishment of the reconciliation center on February 23. It is headquartered at the Hmeymim 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.