(MENAFN- Jordan Times) AMMAN — The Amman Centre for Ceasefire Control in southern Syria started its official work on Wednesday with the participation of representatives from Jordan, Russia and the United States, an official announced.
In a statement quoted by the Jordan News Agency, Petra, a spokesperson from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates said that the three countries agreed to establish the centre within the framework of the ceasefire agreement signed in Amman on July 7 to monitor, stabilise and deepen the ceasefire in southern Syria, as a de-escalation zone was established in the south of Syria.
According to the arrangements reached in Amman, the ceasefire is taking place along a line of contact agreed upon between Syrian government forces and associated troops on one side and rebels on the other.
The three parties agreed that the ceasefire aims at permanently de-escalating the tension in southern Syria, ending acts of hostility, restoring stability and allowing free access of humanitarian aid for this key area in Syria, it was announced previously.
The three nations stressed that such arrangements will contribute to the creation of a suitable environment, where a political and permanent solution to the crisis takes place.
The three countries voiced their commitment to working on a political solution based on Geneva track and UN Security Council resolution 2254, in order to guarantee Syria's independence and sovereignty.
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