In Syria, three officers of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties was slightly injured in the result of the impact of the terrorist fire for humanitarian corridors at the checkpoint of the government forces in El-Malark, reports TASS
“To provide medical care to all Russian soldiers taken to the base Hamim. To their life threatens nothing”, – is spoken in the message Center referenced journalists.
Quarter El Malark is in Aleppo, where 20 Oct was introduced on humanitarian pause. The ceasefire is intended for the release of civilians, the evacuation of the wounded and sick, as well as to ensure that the city could leave the militants blocked in the East of the city.
To ensure that people were created six of humanitarian corridors for civilians and two corridors for the rebels. Russia and Syria have stopped airstrikes in Aleppo on Tuesday, October 18.
Remains stumbling block to compromise on the situation in Aleppo is a problem of the disengagement of the moderate opposition and terrorists, on which Russia insists. On the eve of the situation in Syria at the talks in Berlin discussed the presidents of Russia and France Vladimir Putin and Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
After the talks, Merkel and Hollande urged Russia to extend the truce in Aleppo. The Chancellor stressed that divide the moderate opposition and terrorists under the bombs is impossible, and the French leader called meaningless such a short truce.
Earlier, on 20 October, media reported that in Leposevic groups “Dzhebhat Fatah al-sham” (formerly “dzhebhat an-Nusra”, an organization banned in Russia) and “Ajras al-sham” conduct aimed fire on civilians.
According to journalists at the scene, under fire of rocket launchers and sniper weapons got both civilians and rebels who decided to call Syria and Russia to cease participation in hostilities. In addition, it became known that in the area of Aleppo from the positions taken by terrorists, was attacked the correspondent and the operator RT Arabic. The incident was caught on surveillance camera of the defense Ministry.
As passed by one of the journalists from the Lebanese television channel Al Mayadeen, on the eve, the militants threatened to burn the houses of those who will take advantage of the Russian proposal and the Syrian authorities to leave the city. At the same time it was reported that the army of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad strictly observes the ceasefire.
We will remind, the situation in Aleppo in recent years has greatly increased. The West accuses the Syrian government and Russia in the bombing of civilians and armed opposition. Damascus and Moscow indicate that strikes solely at the terrorists.