Syria

UN: Syria Agrees to Ceasefire for Eid

The UN envoy says the government and most of the opposition has agreed to abide by it

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The UN's envoy to Syria says President Bashar al-Assad's government has agreed to abide by a ceasefire during the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha.

Lakhdar Brahimi told reporters in Cairo that most opposition factions had also said they would observe any ceasefire.

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