US, Rus­sia make Syria truce plan

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Wash­ing­ton: The United State and Rus­sia has agreed a plan to im­pose a cease­fire in the Syr­ian civil war and lay the foun­da­tion of a peace process, US Sec­re­tary of State John Kerry said. Stand­ing by Rus­sia’s For­eign Min­is­ter Sergei Lavrov af­ter a day of marathon talks in Geneva, Mr Kerry said he be­lieved the plan would lead to talks to “stop the con­flict”. “To­day, the United States and Rus­sia are an­nounc­ing a plan which we hope will re­duce vi­o­lence, ease suf­fer­ing and re­sume move­ment to­wards a ne­go­ti­ated peace and a po­lit­i­cal tran­si­tion in Syria,” Mr Kerry said. In­dian Ex­press

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