Bashir Al-Assad Agrees To Ceasefire

A ceasefire brokered by America and Russia between warring parties in Syria has been accepted by the Syrian government.

The US Secretary of State, John Kerry announced the ceasefire today, you can read about it here.

The ceasefire which excludes the Islamic Group and al-Nusra Front has been accepted by the Syrian government led by Bashir Al-Assad. Many doubt the workability of the ceasefire but Al-assad’s acceptance but a statement from the state media said, “To guarantee that the cessation of hostilities will successfully start on the set date of Saturday, February 27, the Syrian government is ready to continue coordinating with Russia to determine the areas and armed groups that will fall under this ceasefire,”

Operations will continue against terrorist groups as the ceasefire excludes them.

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