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UN Calls for Syria Cease-Fire, Says It Is 'Very Possible'

The United Nations is pursuing diplomacy at the highest level to get a cease-fire in Syria, where the besieged enclave of Eastern Ghouta is at breaking point and Idlib governorate is a catastrophe, a senior U.N. official said on Tuesday. “What we would like to see is an immediate cease-fire — and I think that’s very possible. We’ve had it before, it’s not pie in the sky,” Ramesh Rajasingham, U.N. deputy regional humanitarian coordinator for the Syria crisis, told Reuters. Reporting by...

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