Russia submits UNSC draft resolution in support of de-escalation in Syria

NEW YORK , May 08 (MNA) – A source in the Russian mission to the United Nations told Sputnik that Russian Mission to the United Nations introduced to the UN Security Council a draft resolution on de-escalation zones in Syria in support of the agreements reached in Astana last week.

Russian Mission to the United Nations introduced to the UN Security Council a draft resolution on de-escalation zones in Syria in support of the agreements reached in Astana last week, a source in the Russian mission to the United Nations told Sputnik on Sunday.

The document welcomed the Memorandum signed on May 4 and called on all parties to respect the ceasefire regime established in Syria, the source said.

On Thursday, Russia, Turkey and Iran signed the memorandum on establishment of four safe zones in the Arab country as part of the Astana talks on Syrian settlement. The four zones span the northwestern Idlib province and parts of the neighboring Latakia, Hama and Aleppo, the north of the central Homs province, Eastern Ghouta near Damascus, as well as southern Daraa and Quneitra regions. The memorandum came into force at 21:00 GMT on Friday.

SPUTNIK/MNA

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