31 cases of opening fire recorded in Syria

An information bulletin of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation has been published on the implementation of the Memorandum on the creation of de-escalation zones dated November 20, 2020.

As part of the implementation of the Memorandum on the establishment of de-escalation zones in the Syrian Arab Republic, signed by the Russian Federation, the Turkish Republic and the Islamic Republic of Iran on May 4, 2017, monitoring groups continue to monitor compliance with the ceasefire regime.

By agreement of the Russian and Turkish sides, from 00.01 on March 6, 2020, the regime of cessation of hostilities operates on the territory of the Idlib de-escalation zone.

The Russian part of the representative office of the joint Russian-Turkish commission to consider issues related to violations of the cessation of hostilities regime recorded 31 facts of opening fire (of which, according to the Syrian side, 29) in the provinces: Idlib – 19, Aleppo – 1, Latakia – 6 , Hama – 5.