UN: Syria Agrees to Ceasefire for Eid

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


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.