Syria conflict: World powers agree cessation of hostilities
12 February 2016
New Delhi,12/February/2016 (ITNN)>>>> But he said the ceasefire would not apply to the fight with jihadist groups Islamic State (IS) or al-Nusra Front. He also said the powers had agreed to accelerate and expand the delivery of humanitarian aid.
The announcement comes as the Syrian army,backed by Russian air strikes,advances in Aleppo province. A UN task force will be set up to ensure humanitarian access is granted to all sides.