It called for a cessation of hostilities between the forces of Russian-backed President Bashar al-Assad and almost one hundred opposition groups. As Saturday drew to a close, an global task force set up to monitor the fighting, co-chaired by the United States and Russian Federation, said the first day of the truce had been largely successful.
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If implemented, the deal will bring relative tranquility to the region torn by internal conflict and external interventions for almost five years. Islamic State is a terrorist group banned in Russian Federation. He says however that the opposition wants to stop the bloodshed and would abide by the truce. The opposition High Negotiations Committee also said it did not expect Assad, Russia or Iran to cease hostilities.
Power says this was a turning point. While it has become increasingly critical of the North's nuclear and missiles programmes, it prizes stability on the Korean peninsula. "There's a great possibility that this is part of China's economic sanctions against the North for carrying out a "rocket" launch", the businessman said, adding this would pull the plug on 50 percent of China's trade with the North, according to the report.
Russian warplanes have hit Islamic State but have mostly targeted other rebel groups including Western-backed insurgents. In a further reflection of the complicated terrain, Turkey's president said Wednesday that a U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish militia group - which Turkey regards as a terror organization - should also be kept outside of the scope of the agreement.
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