50 towns and villages in Homs eastern countryside join cessation of hostilities agreement

Homs, SANA-In the framework of local reconciliations, fifty towns and villages from the eastern countryside of Homs joined on Monday the cessation of hostilities agreement.

The reconciliation process was announced during a meeting in al-Rayan village to the east of Homs city in cooperation with the Hmeimim-based Russian Coordination Center in the presence of a number of elders and leaders of clans.

Commander of the central region said during the meeting that the local reconciliations in Homs form a step towards to achieve the comprehensive national reconciliation in the entire territory of Syria, hailing the exerted efforts of Hmeimim-based Russian Coordination Center within the framework of local reconciliations as well as the efforts of the elders of the eastern area in Homs.

In turn, Head of Hmeimim-based Russian Coordination Center Sergey Schwarkov affirmed the importance of the reconciliation to restore peace and security to Syria, thanking the elders of the local community in the villages of Homs eastern countryside for their role in achieving reconciliation.

According to Hmeimim-based Russian Coordination Center, around 486 villages and towns had joined to the cessation of hostilities agreement since it came into force on 27th of February.

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