Rastan Among 26 Areas to Join Russian-Backed Cease-Fire Agreement in Homs

Russian monitors will oversee the implementation of the deal in the northern countryside of the province, official media announces

The city of Rastan and a number of villages and towns in the northern countryside of Homs will see an end to hostilities as part of a new cease-fire agreement.

The announcement of the deal, which was reached in cooperation with the Russian Coordination Center in Hmeimim, took place during a meeting held at the Homs governorate building with the attendance of a number of local political and religious figures.

The agreement will include the villages and towns of Al-Kin, Al-Rawda, Izz al-Din, Quneitrat, Al-Dhahria, Kafr-Nan, Kesin, Housh Kafr-Nan, Housh al-Zabadi, Um Sharshouh, Mirhej, Housh al-Akrad, Al-Thawra, Al-Farhaniya, Al-Khazamia, Kafr-Laha, Taldo, Al-Ghanto, Al-Dar al-Kabira, Al-Khaldiya, Al-Jalloudiya, Hboub al-Reeh, Al-Jasmia, Tal Dahab and Al-Tiba al-Gharbiya.

Earlier, on Aug. 29, 24 towns and villages in the eastern and western countryside of Homs joined the cease-fire agreement.

This article was edited by The Syrian Observer. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.


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