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Suspended Syrian Peace Talks to Resume Next Week

The United Nations' special envoy for Syria reported the cessation of hostilities in Syria is largely holding, so political talks aimed at ending the five-year-long civil war will be resumed next week as planned. Staffan de Mistura said the the truce has now lasted for six days, noting it is one of the longest periods of relative calm in Syria's five years of war.   He said the level of violence has been greatly reduced, and that the cessation of hostilities agreement is...

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