Al Jazeera: Syria ceasefire comes into effect under US-Russia deal
Tentative Truce brokered by the US and Russia begins across Syria, but there are concerns about whether it will hold.
A ceasefire in Syria brokered by the United States and Russia began at sundown on Monday across the country, coinciding with the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, but there are concerns about whether it will hold.
The deal, agreed to on Friday by US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, aims at putting an end to fighting in Syria and moving towards a political transition after more than five years of war between forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad and rebel groups fighting to depose him.
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