Moscow and Ankara agreed to give more time for implementing the plan of Idlib deal, a “great relief” for a territory where 3 million civilians live.
Jaysh al Islam militants explained why they made a decision to hold talks with the Syrian government forces and agree to hand over their heavy armament and leave the region.
Fighters from the Ahrar al Sham rebel group in Harasta town, Eastern Ghouta, had agreed to lay down their arms in return for safe passage to insurgent-controlled areas and an offer to be pardoned under local reconciliation terms with the authorities for those who want to stay, the sources said.
Turkey and Russia expressed their readiness to invite the representatives from the United States to the upcoming Syrian peace talks. Earlier Russian leader Vladimir Putin has stressed the need to respect the interests of Washington as one of global players in the region.
Opposition groups keep on attacking each other in Syria. Jund al Aqsa conducted an offensive operation on Ahrar al Sham base.
FSA militants and Syrian Government made peace agreement in al Hama region of Damascus suburbs.