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    Russian MoD Announces 4 Truce Deals With Ahrar al-Sham Militants in Aleppo

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    Four ceasefire agreements have been signed with the leaders of the Ahrar al-Sham militant group in Aleppo province, bringing the number of adherents to the truce to 223 armed groups, the Russian Defense Ministry said Monday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A total of 88 Syrian settlements have signed agreements to join a nationwide ceasefire over the past 24 hours, the ministry said in a daily bulletin.

    "Over the 24 hours, 88 agreements on accession to the cessation of hostilities have been signed."

    Russia and Turkey are the guarantors of a nationwide Syrian ceasefire regime that came into force on December 30, 2016 and has been generally observed, despite continued reports of violations.

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