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    Truce agreements have been reached with representatives of five settlements in Syria, bringing the total number of settlements that have joined the ceasefire to 1,203, according to the statement of the Russian Defense Ministry.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The number of settlements that have joined the cessation of hostilities in war-torn Syria has increased to 1,203, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday.

    "Within the last 24 hours, truce agreements have been reached with representatives of five settlements in Damascus [3], Homs [1] and Latakia [1] provinces, bringing the total number of settlements that have joined the ceasefire to 1,203," 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 Damascus, Homs, Hama, Quneitra, and Aleppo provinces.


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