Syrian opposition says government wrecking truce deal

February 29, 2016 1:30 PM

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BEIRUT/GENEVA A senior official from Syria's main opposition group said on Monday that the first major attempt to halt the fighting after nearly five years of war was in danger of total collapse because of attacks by government forces.

The cessation of hostilities drawn up by the United States and Russia, faced "complete nullification" because Syrian government attacks were violating the agreement, the official of the Saudi-backed opposition High Negotiations Committee (HNC) said.

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