Cease-fire could hold in Syria: Mogherini

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Federica Mogherini speaks during a press conference at the Foreign Ministry in Beirut, Lebanon, 21 March 2016.

Cease-fire could hold in Syria: Mogherini


The chief of EU’s diplomacy Federica Mogherini on Monday expressed optimism about Syria's peace process, even as fighting raged between rival militant groups in southern Syria.

In Geneva, where ongoing proximity peace talks between representatives of the Syrian government and the opposition had adjourned over the weekend, U.N. envoy Staffan de Mistura was to meet with the two sides separately.

On a visit to Beirut, EU's Federica Mogherini said recent developments — including a ceas...


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