Assad 'Accepts Syria Truce'
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has reportedly said he is accepting the Russia and the United States' plan for cessation of hostilities, German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reports, citing Syrian state agency SANA.
An agreement reached earlier this month in Munich is now supposed to be in place as of Saturday, after Assad has met the conditions of the main opposition forces who demand the Damascus regime also cease hostilities.
The truce, however, will not apply to the strongest radical groups fighting in Syria, Islamic State (IS) and the Nusra Front.
The developments follow an urge by Washington and Moscow for all sides to sign up to the agreement by midday on Friday, February 26.
We need your support so Novinite.com can keep delivering news and information about Bulgaria! Thank you!
- » Mystery Rocket was Launched in Space this Sunday
- » Nearly 4 Million People Worldwide are Infected with COVID-19
- » German Chancellor Angela Merkel Called on Kosovo and Serbia to Reach an Agreement by the End of 2020
- » UN: Sharp Decline in the World Food Prices because of the Coronavirus
- » Russia is Now in the Top 5 of the Most Affected by the Coronavirus Countries
- » The Cabinet Allocates nearly BGN 1.5 Million in Aid to 12 Countries and UNICEF for the Fight against COVID-19