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First armed clashes after ceasefire in Syria2012-04-13 12:11
The Syrian government forces clashed with insurgent groups in the border area with Turkey.gt-en-newsitem-inside
As reported by the RIA Novosti, first armed clashes between Syrian government forces and insurgent groups took place today. This is the first clashes after the ceasefire agreement came into force on Thursday.
Fighting takes place near the village of Kherbet Joz.
Recall, Plan of the UN and the League of Arab States (LAS) special envoy, General Kofi Annan, which provides cessation of violence in Syria, came into force yesterday at 6 am local time. Official Damascus has promised Annan to adhere to the terms of this truce, starting at the specified hour.
International observers and human rights activists confirmed that the situation in Syria at the moment is calm, and Damascus has carried out international obligations under the peace plan.
Government forces ceased hostilities in such Syrian cities as Damascus, the cities of Homs, Hama and Idlib, which had previously been under siege by government troops, at 6:00 GMT, local activists told.