Syrian regime agrees to truce deal

February 23, 2016 11:48 AM

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Syrian regime agrees to truce deal

BEIRUT -- The Syrian government said Tuesday that it had accepted a proposed truce in the country, adding that operations would nevertheless continue against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and al Qaeda's branch in Syria.

A Foreign Ministry statement on Tuesday said government forces would have the right to respond to any violation carried out by insurgents.

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