Higher Committee on negotiations representing the Syrian opposition have expressed their willingness to observe a ceasefire between government forces and armed opposition groups within two weeks, reported the TV channel «al Arabiya». The ceasefire was supposed to come on February 27.
As RIA Novosti reported, earlier the Deputy Syrian foreign Minister Faisal Miqdad said Damascus «after deep consultations with our Russian friends» decided to cease hostilities, in accordance with the agreement of the Russian Federation and the United States. In turn, a high-ranking source in the Free Syrian army fighting against government forces, told RIA Novosti: the decision on whether the FSA troops to connect to the ceasefire, has not yet been made.
The Syrian Kurds, in turn, stated that they are ready to join the truce, but will respond to hostile acts.
From 27 February, according to published February 22 joint statement of the U.S. and Russia, Syria’s got to be a truce between government forces and armed opposition groups, the attacks on «Islamic state», «Dzhabhat EN Nusra» and other formations, UN recognized terrorist, will continue.