VOA: Eid Cease-fire in Syria Brings Widespread Calm but Some Fighting Continues
STATE DEPARTMENT — Hours after a sundown cease-fire went into effect in Syria, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry declared it “may be the last chance” to preserve the country fractured by five years of civil war.
Amid reports of widespread calm, but with “some fighting here and there,” Kerry said Monday it is premature to make a determination on the U.S. and Russian brokered cease-fire’s effectiveness.
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