Damascus Accepts Ceasefire Agreement: Syrian Foreign Ministry

Damascus Accepts Ceasefire Agreement: Syrian Foreign Ministry
Tue Feb 23, 2016 14:08:59

The Syrian government says it accepts the terms of a ceasefire deal announced by the United States and Russia on Monday.

According to a statement released by the Syrian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday, the government accepts the deal on the basis that military efforts against terrorist Daesh (ISIS / ISIL) and Nusra Front groups continue. 

The statement said the government would stop armed operations but would "continue counter-terrorism efforts" against Daesh, al-Qaeda and affiliated groups, Press TV reported.

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