Militants in More Regions Lay down Arms, Join Peace Plan with Syrian Army
The Russian Defense Ministry said that gunmen in seven villages and towns in Homs province surrendered to the army and joined the nationwide reconciliation plan, adding, “The total number of regions, towns, settlements and villages that have thus far ended fight with the Syrian army stands at 2,032.”
The ministry added that talks between the army and representatives of the militants are underway in the provinces of Aleppo, Idlib, Damascus, Hama, Homs and Quneitra.
The Russian Defense Ministry announced last week that militants in 2,000 towns, villages and regions ended battle against the Syrian Army and joined nationwide reconciliation plan.
Militants in one more region in Sweida province laid down arms and endorsed peace agreement with the army, the ministry said, adding that the total number of towns, villages and regions that have so far joined the peace plan with Damascus government stands at 2,000.