UN Security Council calls for 30-day ceasefire in Syria

A unanimous vote for a 30-day ceasefire across Syria was passed by the UN Security Council Saturday night after two days of haggling to avoid a Russian veto. Russia’s UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said repeatedly that an immediate cease-fire was unrealistic. “Without delay” was the final formulation approved. The Syrian government’s savage assault on East Ghouta was the focus of the resolution, after 500 civilians were reported killed in the past week, including scores of children. More may be trapped under rubble. The resolution allows humanitarian convoys to go in and the critically ill and wounded to be evacuated.

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3 thoughts on “UN Security Council calls for 30-day ceasefire in Syria

  • Feb 25, 2018 @ 7:33 at 7:33

    Let russians kill all the alqaeeda (and all other groups like them) in syria, every chance they get from this kind of ceasefires will be used against security of all civilians in the whole world

  • Feb 25, 2018 @ 10:34 at 10:34

    Where is “Ceasefire” located? Ger your stuff together Debkafile. You’re become an object of ridicule. Is hiring a native born English speaker THAT expensive?

    Also, your reCAPTCHA verification process is malfunctioning.

  • Feb 25, 2018 @ 12:04 at 12:04

    Most normal folk around the world are sick of watching children and other civilians being blown up, maimed, in pain and made homeless on their screens nearly every week. I hope that these ultra cruel and murdering fiends and their supporters and those that fund them (which ever side they’re on) will get their just and individual deserts one day. Same in the Yemen albeit MSM doesn’t cover that part of the region too well.


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