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Syria: National reconciliation meeting brings hope of peace to Syria02:08

Syria: National reconciliation meeting brings hope of peace to Syria

Syrian Arab Republic, Hama
March 9, 2016 at 03:23 GMT -00:00 · Published

Footage released on Wednesday shows the national reconciliation meeting in Syria's Hama Province, which brought together the representatives of 80 localities of the province on Tuesday.

The meeting was attended by both the representatives of different religious confessions and national movements.

During the meeting, the head of the national committee for national reconciliation in Hama, Mahmoud Sbahi said that the main goal of these meetings is to "bring back trust between the Syrian people" and help them "return to reason, return to their home country and to their families, while having faith in the state."

Sbahi also expressed gratitude to Russia and the Russian people "for their assistance and efforts in the organisation of the ceasefire."

Russia and the US reached an agreement on a ceasefire in Syria on February 22. A while later the UN Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2268 approving a Russian-American joint statement declaring a cessation of hostilities to come into effect on February 27, at midnight Damascus time (22:00 GMT).

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Footage released on Wednesday shows the national reconciliation meeting in Syria's Hama Province, which brought together the representatives of 80 localities of the province on Tuesday.

The meeting was attended by both the representatives of different religious confessions and national movements.

During the meeting, the head of the national committee for national reconciliation in Hama, Mahmoud Sbahi said that the main goal of these meetings is to "bring back trust between the Syrian people" and help them "return to reason, return to their home country and to their families, while having faith in the state."

Sbahi also expressed gratitude to Russia and the Russian people "for their assistance and efforts in the organisation of the ceasefire."

Russia and the US reached an agreement on a ceasefire in Syria on February 22. A while later the UN Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2268 approving a Russian-American joint statement declaring a cessation of hostilities to come into effect on February 27, at midnight Damascus time (22:00 GMT).

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