The defense Ministry: army ATS and 17 armed groups undertake to comply with the ceasefire


MOSCOW, February 27. The Syrian army, and seventeen armed groups in Syria agree to abide by the ceasefire. This was stated on Saturday at a briefing in the Ministry of defense chief of the main operations Directorate of the General staff Lieutenant-General Sergey rudskoy.

“On 23 February, the Syrian side said that it agreed to stop the fighting in accordance with the Russian-American agreement. 17 armed groups, who applied to the command of the air base Hamim, and signatory of the bidding sheets shall comply with the ceasefire regime,” – said rudskoy.

“First of all, the units of the Syrian democratic army under the command of al-Ganim, the units “Iskenderun”, “Suram” and “Halobia” armed formation “desert Falcons” and several others,” said rudskoy. Some of them operate in conjunction with the regular Syrian army, others in independent directions.

The General said that on Saturday with zero hours by agreement with the United States “aviation aerospace defence forces of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation has completely stopped the attacks in the “green zone”, i.e. in those areas and armed groups that submitted requests ceasefire”.

The General reminded that at the airbase Hamim Center is created to reconcile the warring parties, which was headed by the General is Lieutenant Sergey Kuralenko.

Russia stopped its attacks in green zone

Sergey rudskoy also said Russia in Syria, has ceased its attacks on the areas and armed groups that have sent in requests for a ceasefire.

“The Russian Federation has completely stopped the attacks in the “green zone”, i.e. in those areas and armed groups that have sent us requests ceasefire”, – he said.

On Saturday, February 27, the flights of Russian aviation in Syria, including a distant aircraft will not be reported in the defense Ministry.

“With the entry into force of the resolution of the UN security Council in support of the Russian-American agreement on the ceasefire and to avoid possible errors when applying the blows, today, February 27, the flights of Russian aviation in Syria, including distant aircraft, not made,” said rudskoy.

He added that currently work is underway to mapping received from the American delegation through diplomatic channels information on the armed forces with our data.

Russia has sent to the partner proposals to ensure the ceasefire in Syria – defense Ministry.

The defense Ministry gave US a map of the situation in Syria in the course of consultations in Amman on 26 February.

The defense Ministry gave US a list of groups that joined the ceasefire in Syria, the areas where the beats should be excluded.

The defense Ministry has received from American military map in the situation with the truce in Syria, now checks the data.