U.S., Russia and Jordan Agree to Back Ceasefire in Syria

Reuters news agency reports today that the U.S., Russia and Jordan have agreed to back a ceasefire in southwestern Syria and the truce will take effect on Sunday. The announcement from Jordan’s state news agency Petra cited government spokesman Mohammed Momani as saying that based on “arrangements reached in Amman, a ceasefire will take place along a line of contact agreed upon between Syrian government forces and associated troops on one side and rebels on the other.”

According to the report, a U.S. official said earlier that the U.S., Russia and regional countries had reached a ceasefire deal in southwestern Syria.

Reuters report found here.

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