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  Sivan 23, 5777 , 17/06/17

Syria announces 48-hour ceasefire

The Syrian army announced it would suspend all combat operations in the southern city of Deraa for 48 hours, state news agency SANA reported.

The 48-hours began at 12:00p.m. Syrian time, and according to the army general command, is aimed at supporting "reconciliation efforts."

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