Cessation of hostilities agreement violated six more times by terrorists


Lattakia, SANA-The cessation of hostilities agreement has been violated six times by terrorist groups, raising the total number of violations to 847 since the agreement came into effect on 27 February, the Russian coordination center said on Friday.

The Russian center, based in Hmeimim airbase in Lattakia, added in a statement that the so-called Jaish al-Islam targeted the villages of Jobar, Irbin, Housh al-Fara, Douma and Harasta in the countryside of Damascus, while the so-called al-Jaish al-Hur targeted Toumah village in Lattakia countryside.

The number of towns which have joined the agreement of the cessation of hostilities has risen to 301.

The statement said that the ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists continue their attempt to breach the agreement through targeting a number of villages and residential neighborhoods in Aleppo and Damascus.

The cessation of hostilities agreement does not include ISIS, Jabhat al-Nusra or other groups named as terrorist organizations by the UN Security Council.

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