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    Russian Military Registers Two Ceasefire Violations in Syria

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    The Russian center for Syrian reconciliation registered a total of two violations of the ceasefire regime in Syria in the last 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Russia-US brokered ceasefire regime in Syria came into force on February 27.

    "The cessation of hostilities in Syria has been respected in most of Syrian provinces. However, a total of two violations of the ceasefire regime have been registered, one each in the Latakia and Aleppo provinces," the ministry said in a daily bulletin posted on its website.

    The number of settlements that have joined ceasefire regime in Syria has increased to 99, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday.

    "Within last the last 24 hours, truce agreements have been achieved with representatives of two settlements in the Hama and Homs provinces bringing the total number of settlements that have joined ceasefire to 99," the ministry said in a daily bulletin posted on its website.

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