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Efforts to Negotiate Syria Cease-Fire Continue at UN Security Council

The U.N. Security Council failed to reach consensus Friday on a draft resolution implementing a 30-day cease-fire across Syria and lift sieges on towns, and said they would reconvene Saturday to vote. Council diplomats had planned to vote Friday morning, but twice postponed as negotiations to incorporate Russian concerns and amendments into the text dragged on without agreement. "We have been close, but not able to close the gap completely," said Swedish Ambassador Olof...

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