Translated by Ollie Richardson for Fort Russ
1st May, 2016
Russia and the United States are monitoring the ceasefire in the Northern province of Latakia and in the suburbs of Damascus around the clock, said the Russian Ministry of Defence.
The agreement was reached at the talks in a phone conference between the leaders of the Russian center for reconciliation of the warring parties and analysts of the military-political center of the United States in Amman (Jordan), according to the website of the Ministry of Defense of Russia.
“The negotiators have agreed to establish monitoring of compliance of the “regime of silence” in the northern parts of Latakia province and in the suburb of Damascus, Eastern Ghouta, – stated the summary of the Russian center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria.
Meanwhile, militants of the banned terrorist group Jabhat al-Nusra” arranged provocations against the population and government forces of Syria in the provinces of Hama and Latakia.
“Formations of the terrorist organization Jabhat al-Nusra continue armed provocations against civilians and government troops in the provinces of Hama and Latakia,” – said the Russian Centre for reconciliation of the warring parties.
According to the website of the Ministry of Defense of Russia, homemade rocket systems are being fired at the settlements of Al-Malakh and Suran in the province of Hama.
“Mortars shelled the positions of government troops near the locality of Cabana in Latakia province,” – stated the Defense Ministry.