in Syria have been shelling the Turkish area in an apparent attempt
to provoke a response that could lead to Ankara sending troops into
the neighboring country, according to Russia’s truce center in
March 6, 2016 several militants of Jabhat Al-Nusra terror group
repeatedly fired mortars at Turkish territory from the area near the
Syrian settlement of Metishli,”
Lieutenant General Sergey Kuralenko, Head of the Center for
Reconciliation, said on Sunday.
actions of militants are aimed at provoking the Turkish military
units to return fire and bring their troops into Syria, which will
inevitably lead to the disruption of the peace process,”
also stated that several Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) armed
groups are stationed near the settlement Nusaybin in Turkey, some
1.5km from the Syrian border.
to the information the Center has, these groups are preparing an
attack on the settlement of Qamischli, located on the Syrian
territory and populated mainly by Syrian Kurds
official also spoke about terrorists’ attempts to demonize the
Syrian army and blame it for violations of the ceasefire.
clashes between two armed groups were filmed by terrorists near
Narb-Nafsa settlement in Hama province. To add feasibility to what
was happening the militants used real firearms, Molotov cocktails and
a variety of simulation tools. They plan to use the footage of the
so-called ‘armed conflict’ will be used to accuse the Syrian army
of violating the agreement of the cessation of hostilities.”
to the official press release of the Russian Reconciliation Centre on
March 6, the center continues receiving ceasefire applications, as
well as appeals for participating in the discussion of the new Syrian
Constitution from representatives of opposition forces.
the course of the past 24 hours, preliminary agreements with elders
of six towns located in the Damascus province have been achieved. The
total number of towns, which joined the ceasefire agreements, remains
42. Thirty ceasefire application forms have been signed with leaders
of armed groupings.”
it also states that the situation on the ground remains unstable,
with 15 ceasefire violations have been registered in the course of
last 24 hours and four civilians injured in attacks on inhabited
areas and units of government troops in Damascus.
the Russian Defense Ministry reports that in order to debar the
ceasefire, IS militants have launched a headhunt to capture elders
and administration leaders of Syrian towns, as well as field
commanders of themoderate”
opposition, who had signed ceasefire agreements. The Russian Centre
for Reconciliation says it will assist in providing security to these
release stresses that both Russian Aerospace and Syrian Air Forces
did not strike any armed formations, which have been following the
ceasefire agreement and have informed the Russian or American centers
for reconciliation about their location.