Kommersant learned the details of a plan to create security zones in Syria


In the security zones in Syria, which has proposed to create Russia hosted a foreign military contingent. About it writes “Kommersant”, citing a three-page draft Memorandum, which Moscow has presented to the negotiating parties.

Russia proposes to create in Syria four zones of de-escalation of the conflict in Idlib province, to the North of the city of HOMS, Eastern ghouta and in the South of the country. The exact coordinates of these areas should determine to may 22, the guarantor countries, which are Russia, Turkey and Iran. To do this, five days after the signing of the Memorandum working group will be created.

The newspaper writes that within these zones were forbidden to use any weapon. Humanitarian organizations will receive everything you need for work, action will be taken for restoration of basic infrastructure, water supply and other social systems. The authors of the Memorandum believe that when all conditions are met, the refugees will be able to return to his home, and authorities to recover their work.

It’s unclear what foreign military can be present in security zones. “Kommersant” writes that the text of the Memorandum refers to military “observer countries”, but Russia, Turkey and Iran have always called “the guarantors”.

Along the borders of the zones of de-escalation propose to establish the demarcation line “to prevent attacks between the conflicting parties.” There should be established roadblocks to civilians, organized the delivery of humanitarian aid and food.

The head of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Viktor Ozerov told “Kommersant” admitted that the security zones will be part of the Russian military police that would patrol the streets, interfering in civilian life.

“I think that Russia and the United States agree, will outline the areas of the world that from the air no one was approaching, and will monitor them. The UN resolution is not required,” — said Ozerov.

On the establishment of security zones in the SAR, said Russian President Vladimir Putin at the meeting with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. According to the head of the state, it would stabilize the ceasefire. Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that the parties to the talks are only “the beginning of the conversation” and the very possibility of establishing such zones in the process of discussion. The Syrian foreign Ministry has supported Moscow’s proposal.

 

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