Aleppo (Syria News) Syria latest news: Russian Ministry of Defense announced, on Saturday, that Burj Azzawi Village, in the province of Aleppo, has joined the US-Russian ceasefire agreement, which was made to de-escalate tension in southern Syria.
The ministry declared in a statement published by Russia Today News that the number of towns and cities that joined the ceasefire agreement in Syria have reached 2303.
The talks with the Syrian rebels and militants in the provinces of Aleppo, Hama, Homs, Damascus and Qunaitra continue to include other towns and cities to the ceasefire agreement, the statement added.
In addition, the ministry revealed that the reconciliation center at Khmeimim Air Base provided humanitarian aid for the village of Serbes in Aleppo Province, al-Khanaser Village in Lattakia Province and Hatla Village in Deir Ezzor.
Last July, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that United States, Russia and Jordan made an agreement to ceasefire in some areas of Syria after a meeting between President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin. The agreement came after months of negotiations between the three countries, with a main aim to allow Syrian rebels to focus on the Islamic State.
Furthermore, the agreement aimed at de-escalating the tension in southern Syria, ending hostilities, restoring stability and allowing free access of humanitarian aid in the country.