UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY) – The Russian Center for Coordination of Reconciliation in Syria announced that the Russian military police have set up additional monitoring points in the provinces of Homs and Hama.
The head of the center of the Defense Ministry, Alexei Tsiganov, said Saturday that the new observation points were set up in Rastan, Kerala, Talbisa, Zafarana, Haret al-Turkoman and Karabis in Homs and Qasraia village in Hama governorate “in order to control the process of return of the displaced and provide assistance to civilians and avoid provocation.”
On the other hand, Russian demining experts succeeded in dismantling more than 40 explosive devices after examining 18 houses in the city of Duma in the countryside of Damascus, during the past 24 hours.
The Syrian government and the Russian side continue to work to improve the humanitarian situation in the eastern Ghouta, especially in the Yarmouk, Yilda, Beblah and Beit Sahm camps.
The security authorities have completed the settlement of some 1,200 residents of the area who have decided to return to peaceful life after signing reconciliation agreements with the authorities.
While the total number of displaced persons who returned to their homes in the eastern Ghouta about 67500 people, according to the Center for Reconciliation.