Russian Defense Ministry: over the past day in Syria recorded 25 facts of opening fire

Information bulletin of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation on the progress in the implementation of the Memorandum on the creation of de-escalation zones for January 12, 2021.

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, a cessation of hostilities regime is in effect 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 25 facts of opening fire (of which, according to the Syrian side, 16) in the provinces: Idlib – 12, Latakia – 9, Hama – 2 , Aleppo – 2.

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