Lattakia, SANA – The Russian coordination center in Hmeimim stated on Saturday that armed terrorist groups breached the cessation of hostilities agreement 3 times in the past 24 hours, with all breaches taking place in Aleppo city.
In a statement, the center said that militants from the groups known as “Liwa al-Fateh” and “Liwa Ahrar Helfaya” shelled the areas of al-Midan and al-Muhafaza in Aleppo city with mortar shells, while from the group known as “Liwa Fursan al-Haq” shelled Bab al-Faraj neighborhood with mortar shells, killing 15 civilians and injuring 50 others.
According to the center’s statistics, this raises the total number of breaches since the agreement came into effect to 465.
The center went on to state that 3 new towns have joined the cessation of hostilities agreement during the past 24 hours, raising the number of towns that joined the agreement to 83, while the number of armed groups that announced their joining of the agreement remains unchanged at 52, reiterating that the Russian Aerospace Forces have not targeted any of the groups that joined the agreement and that announced the areas where they are active to the Russian or the American centers.
The center also said that there are discussions with the eladers of some armed groups in Homs regarding the cessation of hostilities, adding that there’s a commitment to the truce in the north of Lattakia and Damascus suburbs, with Russian and US military figures observing this truce from the centers in Hmeimim and Amman.