Syria ceasefire task force to meet, France wants answers on violations

February 29, 2016 11:18 AM

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GENEVA Countries backing the Syria peace process will meet at 3 p.m. (1400 GMT) in Geneva on Monday as France demanded information about attacks in breach of a cessation of hostilities that came into force early on Saturday.

"We have received indications that attacks, including by air, have been continuing against zones controlled by the moderate opposition," French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault told reporters at the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva.

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