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Next Few Days Critical to Success of Syrian Cease-fire

The overall success of a fragile cease-fire in Syria will largely depend on the steps taken by the major stakeholders in the conflict over the next few days, say analysts monitoring the crisis.   On Saturday, the Syrian regime and rebels launched an initial two-week cessation of hostilities under a plan facilitated by the 17-nation International Syria Support Group.   On Monday, U.N. Secretary General Ban-Ki Moon acknowledged there had been “some incidents” but said the pause...

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