MUNICH — Humanitarian aid for parts of war-ravaged Syria was expected to immediately begin Friday just hours after world powers raised hopes for a diplomatic breakthrough after they agreed to work toward a pause in the fighting that would be implemented within a week.
Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov announced the temporary "cessation of hostilities" in Munich ahead of a security conference here that got underway Friday. Dozens of world leaders and senior diplomats are attending. The effort to achieve a cease-fire was descr...
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