Russia proposed to establish in Syria four zones to reduce tensions: in Idlib province, to the North of the city of HOMS, Eastern ghouta and in the South of the country. About it reports “RIA Novosti” with reference to a source in the Syrian opposition.
“Create the security line (the demarcation line) across the length of the boundaries of the zones of tension reduction to avoid direct fire contact between the parties of the Syrian crisis”, — stated in the document received from the source.
The lines of demarcation Moscow proposes to create checkpoints to ensure free passage without weapons for civilians, the delivery of humanitarian assistance and access to Commerce, the source said. According to him, in addition to roadblocks on the lines proposed to establish a “monitoring centers to monitor compliance with the cease-fire.”
In addition, according to the interlocutor of the Agency, of Moscow’s proposal to allow the shipment to Syria of armed groups from the countries — guarantors of the truce, which now are Russia, Turkey and Iran. These groups will have to monitor compliance with the ceasefire. The Russian side also proposed to establish a working group of representatives of these countries, which would “in the shortest possible time” to provide maps with the boundaries of areas to reduce tension.
Earlier that Russia proposes to create zones to reduce tensions in Syria, reported a member of the delegation of the armed groups of Fateh Hassoun. Where they will be located, he did not elaborate.
May 3-4 in Astana will host the next meeting on the settlement of the Syrian crisis. It will be attended by delegations from Russia, Turkey, Iran, Syria, and the UN experts. In addition, the expected arrival of the delegation of the Syrian opposition. May 2 will be a trilateral Russian-Turkish-Iranian meeting at the expert level.
The previous round of talks on Syria was held on March 14-15 2017. Representatives of the armed opposition to them has not arrived.