Ministry of Defence Reaches Agreement on the Cessation of Fighting With Jaish Al-Islam

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Translated by Ollie Richardson for Fort Russ

4th March, 2016


A field Commander from the militant group “Jaish al-Islam” has signed an agreement on the cessation of hostilities, said the head of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria, Sergey Kuralenko, reports RIA “Novosti”.

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“Over the past two days, in the framework of the events organised by the Russian Centre for reconciliation, an agreement on the cessation of hostilities was signed with a field Commander from the group “Jaish al-Islam”, which controls the settlement Ruhhaybah (Damascus)”, he said.

Kuralenko also reported reaching an agreement on the cessation of fighting with the five commanders of the moderate opposition, which are in the province of Daraa, and also with the elders of two towns in Hama.

Earlier it was reported that one of the largest militant groups in Syria said that the war will continue.

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