The Russian defense Ministry has reported a violation by Turkey of a Syrian truce


As informs the Agency “RIA Novosti” with reference to the head of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria, Lieutenant General Sergey Kuralenko, after the occurrence of the armistice with Turkey the country included a group of militants numbering up to 100 people. They managed to capture the Northern part of the city of tel Abyad in 82 kilometers North of Raqqa, the militants declared an “Islamic state” (banned in Russia, terrorist organizations) as the capital.

The defense Ministry noted that the actions of the militants were supported by Turkish artillery. However, by the morning of February 28, Kurdish troops have managed to dislodge them from the occupied positions.

According to Korolenko, in just the past day 9 revealed facts of violations of the cessation of hostilities, including in Latakia province, where the Syrian army continues offensive on the positions of militants “dzhebhat EN Nusra” (banned in Russia as a terrorist organization). On these facts, Russia informed the U.S. group on reconciliation in Amman.

Earlier the Syrian monitoring center for human rights reported that after the announcement of the ceasefire in Syria six Syrian cities have been bombed. The opposition, which refers to the Center, argue that attacks from the air are of the Russian space forces. In Moscow at this point that strikes are only the detachments of the terrorists.

According to the Iranian Agency Fars, the Russian aircraft on February 28, attacked the Western part of the province of Aleppo, after bombing positions of “dzhebhat EN Nusra” in six locations. Fighting against the Islamic state and “dzhebhat EN Nusra” are not contrary to the truce, which was concluded under the mediation of Russia and the USA.