United States and Russia Agreed on Extension of Ceasefire in Syria

This Wednesday both countries agreed to extend for 48 hours the ceasefire in force since last Monday, and affirmed that violence is significantly inferior

By: Juventud Rebelde

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2016-09-15 | 11:26:23 EST

September 15, 2016

 

 

WASHINGTON.— United States and Russia agreed to extend for 48 hours the ceasefire in force since last Monday, EFE reported. US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russia´s Foreign Minister Serguéi Lavrov agreed over the phone to “extend the cessation of hostilities for other 48 hours, so  it last seven days” , said State Department Deputy Spokeperson Mark Toner. Kerry and Lavrov agreed that despite reports on intermitent violence, the cessation of hostilities is being respected as a whole and violence is significantly less than before, Toner added in a press conference.

 

Translated by ESTI       

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