The number of settlements that have joined the ceasefire regime in Syria has increased to 530, the Russian Defense Ministry said.
"Within last 24 hours, truce agreements have been signed with representatives of 26 inhabited areas in the Homs (14), Es-Suwayda (5), Latakia (4) and Hama (3) provinces. The total number of inhabited areas, the leaders of which had signed reconciliation agreements, has reached 530," the ministry said in a daily bulletin posted on its website.
Negotiations on joining ceasefire regime have been continued with field commanders of armed opposition detachments active in the Homs, Latakia, Hama, Al-Quneitra provinces.
The number of ceasefire application forms signed with leaders of armed groupings remained 69.