Syria Deal Focuses on Aid, Halting War as Terror Fight Continues

  • U.S., Russia to coordinate delivery of humanitarian assistance
  • Proposed truce accord excludes Islamic State, al-Nusra

The Munich agreement to try to halt fighting in Syria and deliver aid to beleaguered civilians marks a significant step in efforts to resolve the five-year conflict that’s killed some 260,000 people. It includes a truce due to take effect in one week.

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