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Jordan to talk to Russian Federation as Syria fighting displaces 270,000

07 July 2018

Israel considers Syrian regime forces that enter the demilitarized buffer zone between the two countries a legitimate target, according to reports by Israel TV news Wednesday night.

"I look forward to a frank discussion to discuss how to arrive at a ceasefire as soon as possible", Mr Safadi said in Amman, adding that he would also be seeking ways to alleviate a worsening humanitarian situation.

For almost two weeks, regime forces and their Russian allies have battered rebel-held parts of southern Syria with air strikes, rocket fire, and barrel bombs.

The Russian demands, handed to rebels in a meeting in a town in southern Syria on Saturday, had prompted a walkout by the rebels, who said the terms amounted to a humiliating surrender.

More than 30 towns have already agreed to return to regime control and talks were focused on remaining opposition territory in Daraa's western countryside and the southern half of the city.

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Following his meeting with United Nations officials on Monday, Mr Safadi said that shipments of aid were waiting to get approval to enter Syria from the Jordanian border.

The Security Council will hold an emergency meeting July 5 to discuss the Syria army's Russia-backed offensive against rebel groups.

This development comes days after the United Nations human rights office and refugee agency UNHCR urged Jordan to open its border to Syrians trying to escape an escalating conflict in the southwest region of Deraa.

Diplomatic sources say that wider negotiations were hard, with Russian Federation insisting on sweeping surrender terms and rebels seeking an agreement that would make Jordan a guarantor of the safety of Deraa province's 800,000 civilians.

This comes as several towns have accepted to embark on a reconciliation process with the Syrian army in Daraa, while other towns have been retaken through military action.

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Under the deal offered, rebels would hand over medium and heavy weapons and Syrian state institutions would resume work.

This Sunday, July 1, 2018 photo provided by Nabaa Media, a Syrian opposition media outlet, shows Jordanian soldiers standing guard as people who fled from Daraa stand behind the barbed wires at the Syria-Jordan border.

A week ago the worldwide organisation said that 160,000 people had been displaced.

World powers have criticized the operation for violating a ceasefire announced previous year by Washington, Amman and Moscow, but they have not managed to halt the blitz.

The refugees are heading to the borders with Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, but neither country is willing to accept them.

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Jordan to talk to Russian Federation as Syria fighting displaces 270,000