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    The number of settlements that have joined the cessation of hostilities in war-torn Syria has increased to 976, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A total of four settlement joined the ceasefire within the last 24 hours, the ministry said.

    "Within the last 24 hours, truce agreements have been reached with representatives of four settlements in Tartus province, bringing the total number of settlements that have joined the ceasefire to 976," the ministry said in a daily bulletin posted on its website.

    According to the document, negotiations on joining ceasefire regime have continued with field commanders of armed opposition units operating in Homs, Hama, Quneitra, and Aleppo provinces.

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