Third De-Escalation Zone Agrement Estabblished North of Homs, Russian Military Police To Establish Checkpoinst In Area

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Third De-Escalation Zone Agrement Estabblished North of Homs, Russian Military Police To Establish Checkpoinst In Area

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An agreement on the de-escalation zone north of the city of Homs have been reached between representatives of the Russian Defense Ministry and the so-called moderate opposition, the Russian state-run news agency TASS reported on Thursday.

The ceasefire will start in the area on August 3 starting at 12:00 p.m. local time. This is the third de-escalation zone established in Syria with the Russian support.

On July 31, a new round of talks between representatives of the Russian Defense Ministry and the moderate Syrian opposition was held in Cairo,” Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman Major General Igor Konashenkov said, accroding to TASS. “The meeting’s participants reached an agreement concerning the functioning of the third de-escalation zone north of the city of Homs, which will include 84 settlements with a population of more than 147,000.

The Russian Military Police will establish two checkpoints north of Homs and three observation posts to monitor the agreement. Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra, the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda) and ISIS are excluded from the ceasefire.

Third De-Escalation Zone Agrement Estabblished North of Homs, Russian Military Police To Establish Checkpoinst In Area

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“Konashenkov said that military police were entrusted with the tasks of separating the opposing sides, monitoring the implementation of the ceasefire and ensuring the unhindered delivery of humanitarian aid, as well as medical and casualty evacuation. “All the sick and wounded will be provided with an opportunity to undergo medical treatment either at the Russian military hospital or Syrian hospitals,” Konashenkov noted.

The opposition, in turn, will unblock the section of the Homs-Hama highway passing through the de-escalation zone,” he added. According to the Russian Defense Ministry’s spokesman, local councils will address the issues of everyday life in the de-escalation zone,” TASS’ article reads.

In late July, the participants of the Syria peace talks in Astana agreed to establish 4 de-escalation zones in Syria. Two of them were established in southwest Syria and in the Damascus countryside.

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  • Serious

    The problem with Arabs (especially sunnies arabs) is that they don’t accept others to have a different opinion. They are not able to discuss and make deal that benefit for them. Instead, they kill each others.

    The main problem in Syria are kurds. Arabs are fighting each others in the same country for no reason.

    Kurds are not syrian. Arabs must unite against kurds.

    • Ivanus59

      Well when someone’s opinion includes beheading “infidels” it’s not quite easy for a normal person to make deals with him. You make this war out to be as if it started over something trivial, but it started because Al Qaeda+Turkey+Saudi Arabia+ USA+NATO+Qatar + Izrael wanted to destroy the country.

      • Serious

        False. this war started because Arabs in Syria are not united. It’s started because Sunnies are brainless. These are the real reasons.
        It’s not because someone want something that it will happen.

        • Ronald

          Serious , you are lacking knowledge on Syria . Sunni’s make up 60 % of the Syrian Army , 20 % Shia and 20 % Christian . As Ianus59 wrote , Al Qaeda , (and ISIS) are sponsored by Saudi Arabia etc , these groups are Wahhabi Sunni which is “extreme” . These are what the US calls “moderate rebels” , they are not Syrian , but 80 % Saudi and Tunisian . They are not moderate and are not “rebels” , named so by the US , for propaganda reasons .
          There is a vast difference between Sunni , and Wahhabi Sunni .
          Serious , none of us is brainless , we simply see things from different viewpoints .

          • Serious

            This is absolutely false. Saudi Arabia didn’t sponsor Al Qaeda. USA sponsors them. Saudi Arabia even called Muslim Brotherhood “terrorists” and supported Al Sissi.

          • Terra Cotta Woolpuller

            He is right about the sponsorship but left off Turkey and Qatar who sponsor the Muslim brotherhood, Saudis, US and Israel sponsor Al Qaeda/ISIS.

    • Tudor Miron

      Ponder this – any kind of separation, partition etc. of humans on bad/good, green/blue etc leads to more blood. Fear, anger and grief are “produced” in good quantities and Jahve is happy…

  • Terra Cotta Woolpuller

    The Russians have given Falayq al Rahman an ultimatum except or they will open up on them.