Recall, the Syrian government army and the armed groups agreed to abide by the ceasefire regime on the whole territory of Syria from midnight December 30. However, this agreement does not apply to the terrorist groups, including the “Islamic State” * and “Dzhabhat en-Nusra” *.
On Saturday, December 31, Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the phone we discuss a ceasefire agreement in Syria and preparing for negotiations in Astana on the Syrian peace settlement.
Earlier, the Russian leader also announced the signing of three documents: a cease-fire in Syria, a package of measures to monitor the cease-fire regime and readiness to start peace negotiations on the Syrian settlement.
* “Islamic State”, “Dzhabhat en-Nusra” – forbidden in the Russian terrorist organization.