Ilknur Şebnem Öztemel TDO- An Army commander of the regime announced that following the ‘’victories and successes ‘’of their armed forces, a ceasefire embracing whole Syrian territory had been declared.
In the morning Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the Syrian government and armed opposition groups have reached an agreement. He said that three documents were signed between two sides. He said the first document was about the ceasefire, the second one regarding the arrangement of the ceasefire and monitoring it, the third one was a statement of readiness to start peace negotiations for the new settlement in Syria.
It has been announced that groups that had been recognized as ‘’’terrorist organizations’’ by United Nations Security Council (UNSC) were not included in the ceasefire. It will be entering into the application on midnight. Russia and Turkey brokered the ceasefire, like the prior one.
It was written on the agreement as;’’ Obeying of all fighting sides to the ceasefire is very important Both Russia and Turkey are supporting this not-conflicting situation and will monitor the following events together. Also, the support of the states that have influence over the groups in the battlefield, is significant to sustain this.’’
Regarding the event, Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu wrote on Twitter that he was very appreciated to declaration of ceasefire on whole Syrian territory.