TURKEY, RUSSIA AGREE ON NATIONWIDE CEASEFIRE PLAN IN SYRIA
ANKARA, Turkey, Turkey and Russia, on Wednesday, agreed on the framework of a nationwide ceasefire plan in Syria, China’s Xinhua news agency reported, quoting Anadolu Agency.
The two sides have reached an agreement on a draft plan, for the implementation of a nationwide ceasefire in Syria, aiming to extend the ceasefire deal in Aleppo to the whole country.
The ceasefire will take effect from Wednesday night (tonight), according to the report.
Terrorist organisations will be excluded from the ceasefire.
If the ceasefire succeeds, the Assad government and the opposition are expected to start peace talks in Astana, Kazakhstan, brokered by Turkey and Russia, which is likely to take place in mid-Jan, 2017.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORKhttps://syrianewsgazette.com/turkey-russia-agree-on-nationwide-ceasefire-plan-in-syria/