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    A total of 616 Syrian settlements have joined ceasefire, according to the Russian General Staff.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The number of settlements that have joined the ceasefire regime in Syria has increased to 616, the Russian General Staff said Wednesday.

    "Within the last 24 hours, truce agreements have been reached with the representatives of four settlements in the Latakia and Homs provinces, bringing the total number of settlements that have joined the ceasefire to 616," Lt. Gen. Viktor Poznikhir, first deputy chief of the General Staff's Main Operational Department, told reporters.

    The new Russia-US brokered nationwide ceasefire regime in Syria came into force on September 12.


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