Terrorists Violate Ceasefire, Shell Red Crescent Base in Aleppo’s Castello Road


Deputy Head of the Russian Reconciliation Center in Syria Sergei Kapitsyn announced on Thursday that the terrorists have several times violated the ceasefire in Aleppo province.

According to Kapitsyn, the militants violated the ceasefire and attacked Ramousiyeh region, Castello’s trade center, cement plant and military academy.

“Last night, the terrorists opened fire at a base equipped for the Syrian Red Crescent Society at Castello road which wounded two guards,” he added.

Another Russian official said on Wednesday that the militant groups in Syria have violated the ceasefire 60 times since it began.

Moscow has also called for the ceasefire in Syria to be extended for another 48 hours, the Russian General Staff said.

“In accordance with the Russian-US agreements, the existing 48-hour ceasefire is expiring today at 7pm [Moscow time – 16:00 GMT]. We note that recently the cessation of hostilities was observed in full. As of this morning the overall number of violations by the militants has reached 60,” Russian General Staff official Viktor Poznikhir added.

He added that Russia understands the necessity of the full implementation of the agreements reached, and that it is “in favor of extending the ceasefire across Syria for another 48 hours.”

The 48-hour ceasefire in Syria brokered by Russia and the US came into effect on Monday at 7pm Damascus time (16:00 GMT).

Source: FNA

Author: zeina

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