The number of settlements that have joined the ceasefire regime in Syria has increased to 486, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Sunday.


“Within last 24 hours, truce agreements have been signed with representatives of 5 inhabited areas in the Latakia (4) and Homs (1) provinces. The total number of inhabited areas, the leaders of which had signed reconciliation agreements, has reached 486,” the ministry said in a daily bulletin posted on its website.