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    The Russian Defense Ministry unveiled a list of armed opposition groups that includes Ahrar al-Sham, Jaish al-Islam, Jaish al-Mujahideen, Faylak al-Sham, Suvar al-Sham, Jaish Idlib, and Jabhat al-Shamiya that had agreed to join a nationwide ceasefire in Syria.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Russian Defense Ministry disclosed on Thursday a list of armed opposition groups that had agreed to join a nationwide ceasefire in Syria.

    Earlier on Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that the Syrian government and armed opposition groups had reached an agreement on a nationwide ceasefire in Syria and on readiness to start peace talks.

    According to the ministry, seven groups that will join the Syrian ceasefire on December 30 comprise Ahrar al-Sham, Jaish al-Islam, Jaish al-Mujahideen, Faylak al-Sham, Suvar al-Sham, Jaish Idlib, and Jabhat al-Shamiya armed opposition groups.

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