Syrian Cease-Fire at Risk as Peace Talks Resume in Geneva

  • U.S. warns political process at risk from truce violations
  • Russia urges West, allies to put pressure on Assad opposition

Truce violations by President Bashar al-Assad’s forces are threatening a six-week-old cease-fire in Syria and peace talks aimed at ending five years of war, the U.S. warned, as Russia urged Western powers to pressure the country’s opposition to strike a compromise.

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