Moscow suggested CIS to send to Syria a contingent of the joint monitoring

Russia approached the CIS countries with a proposal to send a contingent to Syria to joint monitoring in the area of de-escalation. On Wednesday, July 5, said in Astana the head of the Russian delegation at the talks on the Syrian settlement, Alexander Lavrentyev, reports RIA Novosti.

“Now the question is what troop you want to emphasize military observers which countries to involve in peacekeeping mission in Syria,” the diplomat said, noting that we are not talking about “imposing a solution”.

The Memorandum on the establishment of security zones in Syria was signed in Astana on may 4, countries-guarantors — Russia, Turkey and Iran. It is expected to create four zones in Idlib province, in the territories 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 regions will be denied the use of weapons. In addition, there will deliver humanitarian aid.

On may 8, Russia submitted to the UN security Council a draft resolution on the support zones of de-escalation. Three days before that, the UN Secretary-General antónio Guterres endorsed the agreements adopted in Astana.