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Terms of Syria Cease-fire Agreement

A U.S.-Russia cease-fire plan for Syria is scheduled to take effect at midnight (local time) Friday in Syria. The Syrian government accepted the plan Tuesday. Opposition groups have until midnight Friday to confirm their participation. The cease-fire agreement does not apply to Islamic State or al-Qaida-linked groups, and Syria said it will continue military operations against those groups. Syrian forces and other armed opposition groups must agree to the cease-fire terms, which...

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