The defense Ministry announced the entry into force of the ceasefire in Syria

The head of the Main operations Directorate of the General staff Lieutenant-General Sergey rudskoy said that the Russian side has fulfilled all the necessary preparations for the cessation of hostilities in Syria. The agreement on renewal was reached during the talks between Lavrov and John Kerry on September 9.

In accordance with these agreements today from 19.00 GMT on throughout the Syrian Arab Republic renewed the cessation of hostilities,” the Armenian President said at the briefing.

The General added that in order to ensure the ceasefire in all the Syrian provinces of the Russian Centre for reconciliation the warring parties deployed operational groups.