US, Russia agree on cease-fire plan in Syria


US Secretary of State John Kerry announced on Friday after talks in Geneva that the US and Russia have agreed to a cease-fire in Syria starting at sunset on Sept. 12.

Kerry also announced a plan for the Syrian government to end combat missions in specified opposition areas.

According to the plan the US and Russia will work together to defeat Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and al-Nusra fighters.


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