The Latest: UN envoy cautious ahead of Syria cease-fire

September 12, 2016 11:03 AM

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The U.N. envoy for Syria says his office will monitor the start of a U.S.-Russia-brokered cease-fire in Syria “carefully before making any hurried comments.”

Staffan de Mistura said in a text message to The Associated Press on Monday that no statement from his office about the truce was expected before the following afternoon.

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