Russia’s brokered settlements in Syria’s Daraa continue

DARAA, Syria (North Press) – On Saturday, the settlements’ procedures of dozens of wanted people in the bordering town of Nasib with Jordan, in Daraa eastern countryside, southern Syria, started. 

The security services of the Syrian government forces established a settlement center in the town of Nasib, local sources told North Press.

On October 7, a meeting between representatives of the residents of Nasib town, and the government forces with the attendance of Russian Military Police (MP) ended, were they agreed on settling the status of people in the town and handing over quantities of weapons.

The settlement included the wanted in the towns of Umm al-Mayathen and al-Tiba, near Nasib, the sources added.

They indicated that the status of dozens of the wanted were settled and they handed over their light weapons.

It is scheduled that the process may complete tomorrow, so that the government forces will deploy in, as it took place in the western and northern countryside of the governorate.

Yesterday on Friday, the procedures of the settlement in the town of al-Sanamain, in the northern countryside of Daraa, were completed with the government forces removed their checkpoints from the town.

On September 5, a number of Daraa’s notables and government forces, in the presence of a number of Russian officers, reached a ceasefire agreement, including handing over weapons and deploying governmental security points in the towns of Daraa governorate. 

Daraa was subjected to a suffocating siege imposed by Iranian-backed factions and the government forces for more than two months. Finally, an agreement was reached between the parties to the conflict brokered by Russia on a ceasefire and the entry of government forces into the besieged neighborhoods.

Reporting Ihsan Muhammad