Syria Truce Agreed But Opposition Demands 'Action on the Ground'

February 12, 2016 12:30 PM

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Syria Truce Agreed But Opposition Demands 'Action on the Ground'

MUNICH, Germany — Major world powers agreed to a temporary truce in war-ravaged Syria overnight — but it was far from clear early Friday if or how the "ambitious" deal would be enforced on the ground.

The agreement, which followed talks between the U.S., Russia and more than a dozen other countries, calls for a "cessation of hostilities" within one week and the immediate expansion of aid.

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