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UN Envoy to Meet Syrian Officials in Cease-fire Push

U.N. envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura is in Syria where he is due to hold talks Tuesday with officials on implementing a cease-fire this week. He arrived late Monday in the Syrian capital, Damascus, for the unannounced visit. World powers agreed last week to a cessation of hostilities, set to begin Friday, in order to let badly needed humanitarian aid be delivered. The cease-fire is meant to help make it possible to resume international peace talks that collapsed earlier this...

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