Ceasefire violated 10 times in Syria over past 24 hours - Defense Ministry

The ceasefire regime breached in Aleppo, Latakia, Idlib, Hama

Ten ceasefire violations have been recorded in Syria over the past 24 hours, the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria said.

"The regime of the cessation of hostilities in the Syrian Arab Republic is being generally observed. Ten breaches have been recorded over the past 24 hours," says a news bulletin, which was published on the Russian Defense Ministry's website on March 27.

In particular, the ceasefire regime has been breached four times in Aleppo, three times - in Latakia, two - in Idlib, one - Hama, the Russian defense agency said.

As was reported, militants of the Ahrar ash-Sham group, which considers itself part of the opposition, twice fired multiple rocket launchers against positions of the Kurdish self-defense units in the city of Aleppo from the Ashrafiya district.

"In the Aleppo province from the direction of the Darvish locality, which is controlled by the Jaish al-Islam group, the mortar attacks have been delivered in the Jebel Alam locality," the Defense Ministry said.

The Liva al-Hak opposition group fired mortars in localities Karajabez and Smaira in the Latakia province, the Russian center's bulletin also said.

Meanwhile, unidentified armed groups have fired mortars in the city of Fuaa in the Idlib province over the past 24 hours.

The Russian center said that preliminary truce agreements have been reached with representatives of a locality in the Damascus province over the past 24 hours.

Meanwhile, the talks were continued with the field commanders of two armed groups in the Hama province on the issue of joining the regime of the cessation of hostilities.

"The number of localities (in Syria), with the chiefs of which truce agreements have been reached, totaled 51. The number of opposition armed groups, which declared their adherence to the acceptance of the terms of the cessation of hostilities, remained unchanged, that is 43," the Russian Defense Ministry's website said.

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