The Russian Coordination Center observed five breaches of the cessation of hostilities agreement by terrorist groups during the past 24 hours, with the total number of breaches raised to 714 since the agreement came into effect on 27 February.

 

The Russian center, based in Hmeimim airbase, said in a statement on Friday that the five breaches took place in Damascus Province, stressing that the cessation of hostilities agreement is still holding in most Syrian provinces.

 

The total number of cities and towns that joined the agreement has reached 162 after joining one of Homs towns to it recently.

 

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