Briefing by Russian Centre for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides in Syria (August 8, 2018)

Wednesday, 08 August 2018 10:52
Category: Briefings
Written by Vladimir I Poluektov
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Peaceful settlement of the conflict and rendering of comprehensive assistance are the main vectors of work in the Syrian Arab Republic.

Representatives of the Russian Centre for Reconciliation carried out two humanitarian actions in the settlement of Tel Dera, Hama province, and the settlement of al-Muzraib, Daraa province. People received 1080 food sets with a total weight of 4.6 tons.

Aslo they carried out charitable action in the district of Tarik Hasan, Aleppo city. Civilians recived more than 1 ton of bread.

In total, since the Russian Centre for Reconciliation started settlement process, it carried out 1888 humanitarian actions. The total weight of humanitarian cargo delivered amounts to 2,885.36 tons.

Today the Centre for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides held a meeting with the representatives of the Ministry of Health of the Syrian Arab Republic in Damascus. During the meeting they spoke about the provision of emergency medical aid to residents of settlements controlled by groups of the reconciled opposition, as well as the supply of medical equipment to the restored medical facilities in the settlements of Yalda, Babila and Bait Sahm, Damascus province with the assistance of the Russian Federation.

Military medics have provided medical assistance to more than 211 people, including 78 children over the past day.

Despite the ceasefire regime being established throughout the country, there are still cases of ceasefire regime violation by illegal armed formations in the Idlib de-escalation zone.

Over the past 24 hours, insurgents attacked posotions of SAA near the settlements of Safar (two times), Ikko, Nahshibah, Latakia province, and the  Kastiloi (two times) district of Aleppo city. In the area of the settlement of Saraf, Latakiya province, militants attacked the height occupied by SAA in the dark. The attack was successfully repulsed, two Syrian servicemen were injured. .

The Russian Centre for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides urges leaders of illegal armed formations operating  in the Idlib de-escalation zone to cease hostilities and move towards peaceful settlement of the situation in areas they occupy.