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    Total of 356 Settlements Join Ceasefire in Syria

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    Three more settlements in Syria joined the ceasefire over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number to 356, the Russian Defense Ministry said Saturday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the document, the Russian center for Syrian reconciliation registered a total of eight violations of the ceasefire regime in Syria, including seven in the Damascus province and one in the Latakia province, in the last 24 hours.

    "Over the past 24 hours, truce agreements have been reached with representatives of three settlements in Latakia province. The number of settlements that have joined ceasefire reached 356," the ministry said in a daily bulletin posted on its website.

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