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UN Chief Appeals for Truce for Syria's Besieged E. Ghouta

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to the Security Council to approve an urgent 30-day cease-fire across Syria and to help the 400,000 besieged residents of eastern Ghouta, who he said, "live in hell on Earth." "I believe eastern Ghouta cannot wait," Guterres said of the northern rebel-held enclave that has been under siege by pro-government forces since 2013. "My appeal to all those involved, is for an immediate suspension of all war activities...

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