The Ministry of defence to assess the effect of the Memorandum of de-escalation in Syria

By the end of the first day of validity of the Memorandum on the establishment of a de-escalation in Syria the opposing sides assessed the situation as stable. On Saturday, may 6, according to the defense Ministry of Russia, reports TASS.

The Russian defense Ministry also reported that on the night of 6 may in the province of Hama, Syrian government forces shelled. After communication through the Russian Centre of reconciliation with the Turkish side managed to find out that the militants organization “dzhebhat an-Nusra” (banned in Russia). Return fire the terrorists were suppressed.

Earlier the MFA of Russia published the text of the Memorandum on the establishment of a de-escalation in Syria, signed in Astana on may 4. According to the document, the zones will be created in the province of Idlib, in areas of Latakia, Aleppo and Hama; in the North of HOMS province; in Eastern ghouta, on the South of Syria — the provinces of Deraa and Quneitra.

In these areas, is located on the line of contact of the governmental and opposition forces must cease hostilities. There must also be unimpeded access to these areas for humanitarian assistance.

Along the borders of de-escalation created the security strip, which will serve to prevent clashes.