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Syria: diplomats agree ‘cessation of hostilities;’ UN rights chief warns of dire situation in Aleppo



As the United Nations human rights chief warned today of “shocking” violence and abuses in and around the city of Aleppo and other parts of war-ravaged Syria, top-level diplomats meeting in Munich on ending the crisis agreed to work out the terms of nationwide “cessation of hostilities” in the coming week.




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