US and Russia Seek to Salvage Truce; Syria Calls It Finished

September 19, 2016 6:04 PM

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BEIRUT — Syria's military on Monday declared that the week-long U.S.-Russian brokered cease-fire was over as the government and opposition traded accusations over mounting violations.

The U.S. said it's prepared to extend the fractured truce, and Russia — after blaming rebels for the violations — suggested it could still be salvaged.

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