Syrian fighters continue to violate ceasefire

The Russian Defence Ministry’s information bulletin on the implementation of the Memorandum on the establishment of de-escalation zones dated January 11, 2020 has been published

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 Republic of Turkey and the Islamic Republic of Iran on 4 May 2017, monitoring of the ceasefire continues by the monitoring teams.

As agreed by the Russian and Turkish sides, a cessation of hostilities is in effect in the Idlib de-escalation zone from 00.01 6 March 2020.

The Russian part of the Mission of the Russian-Turkish joint commission for the review of ceasefire violations recorded 21 cases of open fire (14 of them according to the Syrian side) in the following provinces: Idlib – 10, Latakia – 8, Aleppo – 3.

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