U.S., Russia reach deal on cease-fire in Syria

September 9, 2016 10:18 PM

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GENEVA —The United States and Russia announced Friday a new multi-step plan intended to bring Syria closer to a negotiated peace deal and to allow humanitarian aid to reach those in need in the war-torn country.

“Today the United States and Russia are announding a plan which we hope will reduce violence, reduce suffering and resume movement toward a negotiated peace and a transition in Syria…that if followed, has ability t o provide a turning point, a moment of change,” said Secretary of State John F. Kerry...

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