Russia announces ceasefire in Syria’s Idlib from Saturday

Moscow, Russia has announced a ceasefire by the Syrian forces in the northwestern province of Idlib from Saturday morning, after days of advancement into the rebel-held bastion, one of the last holdouts of opposition.

The Russian Reconciliation Centre for Syria said an agreement was reached on “a unilateral ceasefire by Syrian forces in the Idlib de-escalation zone, from 6 am on August 31”, in a statement on Friday.

Source: Jordan News Agency