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Lavrov Announces Ceasefire in Syria Following Trump/Putin Meeting

The Russian Foreign Minister said that Trump and Putin agreed to a ceasefire in Syria.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov announced, following the meeting between Presidents Trump and Putin, that the two leaders had agreed to a ceasefire in Syria.

“There will be a ceasefire starting at noon on the ninth of July,” Lavrov said. “U.S. and Russia have agreed to maintain this ceasefire, and the ceasefire will be maintained by all parties.”

The foreign minister said that Jordan would also assist in preserving the ceasefire and establish a humanitarian zone.