MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Russia-US brokered ceasefire regime in Syria came into force on February 27. The Jabhat Fatah Al-Sham – formerly known as the al-Nusra Front – and the Daesh militant groups are not part of the agreement.
"The ceasefire has been observed in most provinces of the Syrian Arab Republic. Within last 24 hours, 8 ceasefire violations have been registered in the Damascus (7) and Latakia (1) provinces," the ministry said in a daily bulletin posted on its website.
Total of 548 Settlements Joined Syria Ceasefire
The number of settlements that have joined the ceasefire regime in Syria has risen to 548, the Russian Defense Ministry stated.
"The total number of inhabited areas, the leaders of which had signed reconciliation agreements, has reached 548," the ministry said in a daily bulletin posted on its website.
According to the statement, talks on joining ceasefire have been continued with field commanders of armed opposition forces operating in the Homs, Latakia, Al-Quneitra and Hama provinces.