US and Russia call for Syrian truce

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Secretary of State John Kerry talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during their joint news conference following their meeting to discuss the crisis in Syria, in Geneva, Switzerland.  (Kevin Lamarque/Pool Photo via AP, File) Secretary of State John Kerry talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during their joint news conference following their meeting to discuss the crisis in Syria, in Geneva, Switzerland. (Kevin Lamarque/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Syrian residents are cautiously welcoming the U.S.-Russia agreement to end violence. The deal was reached by those powers, which back opposing sides in the conflict. A nationwide truce is due to start at sundown Monday. Turkey and the European Union are endorsing the deal, but warn that further action is needed. CCTV’s Sean Callebs reports.

US and Russia call for Syrian truce

US and Russia call for Syrian truce

Syrian residents are cautiously welcoming the U.S.-Russia agreement to end violence. The deal was reached by those powers, which back opposing sides in the conflict. A nationwide truce is due to start at sundown Monday. Turkey and the European Union are endorsing the deal, but warn that further action is needed. CCTV America’s Sean Callebs reports.