Terrorist groups breach cessation of hostilities agreement 568 times since February


Lattakia, SANA – Terrorist groups breached the cessation of hostilities agreement in Syria eight more times in Aleppo and Damascus provinces during the past 24 hours, raising the total number of breaches to 568 since the agreement came into effect on 27 February, the Russian Coordination Center said.

The center, based in Hemeimim airbase, added in a statement on Friday that the so called Jaish al-Islam terrorists targeted, with mortar rounds, a number of military posts in Harasta and al-Assad residential suburbs and Eastern Ghouta in Damascus, and a military post in Aleppo.
“The cessation of hostilities agreement, which does not include Jabhat al-Nusra, ISIS and other groups listed by the UN as terrorist organizations, is still holding in most Syrian provinces, the center affirmed, pointing out that the number of towns joined the agreement reached 112 town while the number of armed groups which announced commitment to the agreement remained at 59.” The Russian center said.

Terrorists of Jabhat al-Nusra continue their provocative action which aim at breaking down the agreement by targeting areas in Aleppo, Damascus and Lattakia with rocket launchers, tanks, mortar rounds and anti-aircrafts artillery systems.

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