Alexander Lavrentiev, the head of the Russian delegation for the peace talks in Astana, said on Friday (May 5th) that US-led international coalition planes will not be allowed to fly over de-escalation areas In Syria.
Interviewed by the Interfax news agency, Alexander Lavrentiev said that the participants in the peace talks in Astana had agreed to ban these areas on Friday from the coalition planes.
“Jordan could also join the international observers who will be in charge of supervising the respect of a de-escalation zone that will be created in the south of Syria”, underlined the special envoy of Vladimir Putin. This is the first time that the name of Jordan appears in the speech of the representative of Russia in the talks of Astana. Syrian military sources confirmed the deployment of US, British and Jordanian forces on the southern border of Syria where a major offensive should be launched against the Syrian army and its allies.
The Russian diplomat said: “A number of armed opposition groups have already realized the need for cessation of conflicts, but no mechanism for recording cases of ceasefire violations has ‘Here operated in Syria’.
Alexandre Lavrentiev also said that Tehran, Moscow and Ankara were going to inform the UN Security Council of the signing of the agreement on the creation of de-escalation zones and that they expected this body to recognize This agreement.
“RUSSIA HAS UNDENIABLE DOCUMENTS THAT THE CHEMICAL INCIDENT THAT OCCURRED AT KHAN SHEIKHOUN WAS AN ACT OF PROVOCATION.”
The draft text of the agreement on the establishment of de-escalation areas in Syria in the provinces of Idlib, Homs, Eastern Ghouta in the suburbs of Damascus and a region in the south of the country was finally signed, Thursday, May 4, in Astana, capital of Kazakhstan.
The document stipulates that Moscow, Tehran and Ankara undertake to establish a joint working group within five days of the signing of the document by the protagonists.