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The cessation of hostilities agreement breached eight more times by terrorists during the past 24 hours

Lattakia,- The cessation of hostilities agreement was breached eight more times by terrorist groups in the past 24 hours, raising the total number of breaches to 944 since the agreement came into effect on 27 February, the Russian center monitoring the agreement said on Sunday.

Based in Hmeimim airbase in Lattakia, the center added in a statement that Jabhat al-Nusra and ISIS terrorist organizations continue their attempts to sabotage the agreement, asserting that the so-called Jaish al-Islam terrorist organization targeted with mortar shells and rocket launchers the towns of Hawsh Nasri, al-Nashabiyeh, Harasta and Douma in Damascus Countryside, in addition to Joubar neighborhood in Damascus city.

In Aleppo province, the statement said that terrorists targeted a number of areas and residential neighborhoods in the city, including al-Ansar neighborhood and al-Castello area, while the so-called Ahrar al-Sham terrorist organization targeted with mortar and rockets Touma area in Lattakia province.

The center pointed out that four areas in Lattakia province have joined the reconciliation process, raising the total number of the Syrian cities and town which have joined the agreement to 360, while the number of the armed terrorist groups which showed commitment to the agreement remained 69.

The cessation of hostilities agreement does not include ISIS, Jabhat al-Nusra and other groups defined as terrorist organizations by the UN Security Council.

Source: Syrian Arab News Agency

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