Russia and the United States agreed in the UN resolution on ceasefire in Syria


Russia and the United States circulated a UN security Council draft resolution on a ceasefire in Syria, Reuters reports. The Council plans to put it to a vote on Friday afternoon.

The draft, seen by the Agency, all members of the UN security Council urged to “use their influence on the parties” to cease hostilities.

The document also calls on all parties to the conflict to give the opportunity to work in Syria for humanitarian aid workers. The delivery of aid to civilians is one of the main purposes of the armistice, reminds Reuters.

The resolution also calls for an early resumption of peace talks. He sent to the Syrian government and the rebels opposing him.

The United States and Russia agreed on a truce in Syria Monday, 22 February. It should enter into force at 0:00 on Damascus on 27 February 2016 (23:00 MSK on February 26).

The agreement means that hostilities will continue only against the “Islamic state” and “dzhebhat EN-Nusra” (both banned in Russia) and “other terrorist organizations identified by the UN security Council”.

On reaching agreement in a special address announced the President of Russia Vladimir Putin.

To maintain a truce for a period of two weeks after long negotiations agreed the Syrian opposition. The rebels stressed that a temporary truce — the chance to see how ready the other party to comply with the terms of the agreement.

A ceasefire agreed by both official Damascus. Putin in his address said that “Russia will undertake the necessary work with Damascus”. “We hope that the United States will do the same with its allies and the factions that supported them”, — Putin said. Wednesday, February 24, Putin held a telephone conversation with Syrian President Bashar Assad.