Current situation in Syria: The government forces liberate the territory, Russia helps civilians

The Syrian government forces have liberated 8.5 square kilometers from militants of ISIS over past 24 hours.

Moreover, no ceasefire agreements had been signed by representatives of Syria’s inhabited areas over the last 24 hours, with the total number of signed reconciliation agreements remaining at 1,464. However, negotiations on joining the ceasefire regime have continued among field commanders from detachments of armed opposition in Syria’s provinces of Aleppo, Damascus, Homs, Hama, and Quneitra.

It should be noted, that the number of armed formations, which had promised to observe the ceasefire regime in accordance to the Reconciliation Agreement dating February 27, 2016, remained 143.

Meanwhile, Russia has delivered almost 8 tonnes of humanitarian aid to Syrian civilians. Within the last 24 hours, the Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides has held 7 humanitarian events in the Aleppo (6) and Latakia (1) provinces. Citizens of Aleppo have received 600 sets with food products and 1.2  tons of bread in the areas of al-Inn Zarat, Beyedin, al-Suqari, al-Maadi, Old Aleppo, and Hai Teshrin. Civilians have received 250 sets with food products in Tishrin in the Latakia province.

Thus, a total of 2,323 Syrian civilians received humanitarian aid in the past 24 hours.  Besides, Russian aircraft delivered 21 tons of humanitarian aid (food products) to the Deir ez-Zor area using parachute platforms. The aid was provided by the United Nations.

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