Hostilities cease in the areas of de-escalation in Syria
At the boundaries of the areas of de-escalation will be a security zone where to set the checkpoint for the passage of civilians and humanitarian assistance.
MOSCOW, may 6. /TASS/. All hostilities cease from Saturday in four areas of de-escalation in Syria. According to the signed delegations of Russia, Iran and Turkey on may 4 in Astana the Memorandum of creation of such territories is a province of Idlib and parts of neighboring provinces (Aleppo, Lattakia and Hama), the area to the North of HOMS, the Damascus suburb of Eastern ghouta and a number of provinces in southern Syria — daraa and Quneitra.
The ban covers and military flights, even Syria, to counter the terrorists
The countries-guarantors will take all necessary measures to combat terrorism in these territories and beyond.
“We are ready to stop work there, but only in case if there will be attempts at destabilization,” — said the head of the Russian delegation at the talks on Syria in Astana, the President’s special envoy on the Syrian settlement, Alexander Lavrentiev.
De-escalation from the inside
At the boundaries of the areas of de-escalation organize a security zone where to set the checkpoint for the passage of civilians and humanitarian assistance and monitoring points for the ceasefire.
The guarantors of the truce in 10 days (may 14 — approx. TASS) after signing the MOU to form a Joint working group on de-escalation, which will be involved including definition of the boundaries of the zones of de-escalation and security zones. By 27 may there will be maps of the relevant areas.
The MOU covers six months with the possibility of automatic renewal for the same period
As noted by Lawrence, the document may get “unlimited sound”.
A no-fly zone for the US
Zone of de-escalation in Syria will be closed for the U.S. air force and the coalition, said Alexander Lavrentyev.
The fact is, that in zones of de-escalation of aviation operations, especially coalition forces, it is absolutely not foreseen. Even with notice, without notice. The question now sacrificing Lavrentieva the Russian delegation at the talks on Syria in Astana, the President’s special envoy on the Syrian settlement
“The only thing which can work coalition aircraft, is, of course, on the objects of IG (a terrorist organization banned in Russia — approx. TASS) — continued the diplomat. — The aircraft is within the area of concentration of forces of this group in the area of Raqqa and other settlements, in the district of the Euphrates, Deir ez-Zor”.
“With regard to their actions in the area of de-escalation, now they are all closed for their flights,” — said the head of the delegation of the Russian Federation.
According to him, the Memorandum on areas of de-escalation this is not spelled out, but the flights stop over these territories.
As guarantors, we will carefully monitor all actions on this napravleniiakh Lavrentiev