Syrian army declares 48-hour ceasefire in Deraa

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Syrian army declares 48-hour ceasefire in Deraa
The ceasefire was being done to support "reconciliation efforts".

The army general command said the ceasefire was due to take effect at 12pm.

By Reuters

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Published: Sat 17 Jun 2017, 4:55 PM

Last updated: Sat 17 Jun 2017, 7:19 PM

The Syrian army said it would suspend combat operations in the southern city of Deraa for 48 hours from Saturday, according to a statement carried by state news agency SANA.
The army general command said the ceasefire was due to take effect at 12 p.m. (0900 GMT) on Saturday and was being done to support "reconciliation efforts".
 



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