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Russia monitors 9 ceasefire violations by Syria regime forces

April 10, 2019 at 3:33 pm

A huge explosion sends dark clouds into the air after the Assad Regime carried out air strikes in Syria in 21 August 2017 [Ammar Al-Bushy/Anadolu Agency]

The Russian party of the Russia-Turkey Joint Commission has registered nine cases of ceasefire violations committed by Syrian regime forces in the past 24 hours, the Russian defence ministry said in a bulletin yesterday.

One violation was registered in each of the governorates of Aleppo and Idlib while seven were noted in Lattakia.

Meanwhile, the Turkish side monitored 22 violations. Twelve in Aleppo, one in Lattakia and nine in Hama, Russia’s Sputnik news agency reported.

According to the ministry’s bulletin, over the past 24 hours, the Russian Centre for Reconciliation of the Opposing Sides and Refugee Migration Monitoring did not carry out any humanitarian operations.

Some 234 armed factions have thus far agreed to the conditions of the ceasefire.

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