The militant groups began delivering their heavy weapons to the Syrian Army on Friday within the framework of a peace agreement to evacuate Northern Homs and Southern Hama for other militant-held regions in the war-hit country.
News ID: 70011
Publish Date: 04May 2018 - 22:56
TEHRAN (defapress)- The militants, deployed in Northern Homs, have started handing over their heavy and semi-heavy weapons to the army.
Some of the militants moved their vehicles and heavy military equipment to al-Rastan bridge region and handed them over to the army.
Based on the agreement, those terrorists who do not intend to join the peace agreement must leave the region for Idlib or the town of Jarabulus in Northeastern Aleppo and the remaining pockets of the militants are allowed to apply for government amnesty.
Media sources reported on Wednesday that the terrorists in Northern Homs and Southern Hama reached a peace agreement with the Syrian army to leave the region after negotiations.
Syria's SANA news agency reported that the army reached an agreement with the militants in Northern Homs and Southern Hama so that the terrorists who oppose the peace agreement, evacuate the region completely.
Based on the agreement, the terrorists who opposed peace would surrender all military weapons and equipment to the Syrian army and will leave for Jarabulus and Idlib along with their family members within 3 days; other terrorists would receive amnesty from the government.
The Syrian army and governmental organizations and institutes would enter the region after the terrorists leave Northern Homs.
A day-long ceasefire was declared in Northern Homs on Tuesday after militants' request for talks pursuing their heavy defeats in clashes with the Syrian Army.
A 24-hour-long ceasefire was declared in Northern Homs after the militant groups called for reconciliation talks and a Russian-Syrian delegation and representatives of the militant groups held a meeting in Dar al-Kabirah passageway.