Five breaches of cessation of hostilities agreement observed in the last 24 hours

Lattakia, SANA Terrorist groups breached the cessation of hostilities agreement in Syria 5 times in the past 24 hours, raising the total number of breaches to 609 since the agreement came into effect on 27 February, the Russian Coordination Center said.

The center, based in Hmeimim airbase, added in a statement on Wednesday that breaches were observed in Damascus where terrorists of the so-called Jaish al-Islam targeted Syrian army positions with mortar rounds in the towns of Erbin, Douma , Jour al-Basha and Jobar in Damascus countryside.

The center said that there is commitment to the cessation of hostilities agreement where a town in the countryside of Homs has joined the agreement putting the total number of the towns which joined the cessation of hostilities agreement at 129.

The Russian center added that talks with leaders of armed groups in Damascus countryside, Homs and Hama provinces are underway over joining the agreement.

The Russian and Syrian air forces did not conduct strikes against armed groups which announced joining the cessation of hostilities agreement to Russian or American reconciliation centers, the Center noted.

Humanitarian aids were delivered to Zaria town locals displaced at a camp in Homs, the center said, adding that an Abakan Air plane dropped UN humanitarian aid over the ISIS-besieged Deir Ezzor city containing food and cereal baskets weighing
18.300 kg, the Russian center said.

The Center pointed out that Russian air forces continue to undermine economic bases for ISIS where a Russian SU-24 bomber targeted an oil refinery in the areas where ISIS are positioned in the governorate of al-Hasaka.

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