Saturday will implement a cease-fire in Syria
#Cosmoread: The US and Russia to implement the cease-fire in Syria announced Saturday. US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the first phone to another, followed by a joint statement by the two countries to implement the cease-fire was announced on February 27. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the country, followed by parliamentary elections in April were announced.
The US and Russia said in a joint statement that the ceasefire will be effective from midnight local time Friday and Saturday. According to the statement, issued by five years of civil war in Syria, it will help to combat. Relief services in the country will also be increased. Syrian forces and opposition fighters to cease self-defense in the attack are exempt.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said, deciding to end the war in Syria managements I am sure and I am grateful to the arrangements. According to the joint statement, Russia and the US on the issue of Syria are ready to work together.
The government and opposition have accepted the agreement
Syria’s government and opposition have accepted the ceasefire agreement. Syria’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement Tuesday, the government will stop its operations against the rebels. But opposition groups have attacked a Syrian Army, he will retort. Meanwhile, Syria’s main opposition group said, We have granted conditional agreement. Riyadh high Negotiating Committee (Acansi) Mahasnyojk of Riyadh Hijab said in these terms delete siege, prisoners leaves, stop the bombing of civilians and humanitarian involves.
The fight against terrorism will continue
The current ceasefire will apply to the Syrian government and rebels. But US and Russian air strikes against terrorist organizations will continue. According to a joint statement issued by the US State Department, the cease-fire agreement with the Islamic State (IS), Jbat al-Nusra and the other terrorist organizations will not apply.
Parliamentary elections will be held on April 13
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said in a statement that the parliamentary elections would be held in the country on April 13. Assad said, according to the time frame will be. Parliamentary elections are held every fourth year in Syria. The last parliamentary elections in the country in 2012 after the formation of the new constitution were.
Damage from the conflict
- 4.70 million people have been killed during clashes in Syria
- 7.6 million people were internally displaced in Syria
- 40 million people were forced to seek refuge in other countries
- 30 million people have been arrested or reported missing