Violence rages in Syria as Kerry and Lavrov reach provisional deal on ceasefire




 
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Violence rages in Syria as Kerry and Lavrov reach provisional deal on ceasefire
 
February 22nd, 2016  
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Violence rages in Syria as Kerry and Lavrov reach provisional deal on ceasefire
By Patricia Zengerle and John Davison AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday he and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, had reached a provisional agreement on terms of a cessation of hostilities in Syria and the sides were closer to a ceasefire than ever before. Meanwhile, violence continued to rage in Syria. Multiple bomb blasts in a southern district of Damascus killed at least 87 people on Sunday, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, and twin car bombs killed at least 59 people in Homs, the monitoring group said.




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