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Kerry to travel to Geneva in show of support for Syria ceasefire: US

AFP
Published Apr 30, 2016, 9:21 pm IST
Updated Apr 30, 2016, 9:21 pm IST
The trip comes with a US- and Russian-backed ceasefire under threat as Syrian govt aircraft continue to attack Aleppo.
Kerry will meet with the foreign ministers of Jordan and Saudi Arabia and UN envoy Staffan de Mistura, the State Department said in a statement. (Photo: AFP)
 Kerry will meet with the foreign ministers of Jordan and Saudi Arabia and UN envoy Staffan de Mistura, the State Department said in a statement. (Photo: AFP)

Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Geneva on Sunday in a show of support for the ceasefire between the Syrian government and rebel forces, US officials said on Saturday.

Kerry will meet with the foreign ministers of Jordan and Saudi Arabia and UN envoy Staffan de Mistura, the State Department said in a statement.

 

The trip comes with a US- and Russian-backed ceasefire under threat as Syrian government aircraft continue to attack the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.

A new round of UN-backed Syria peace talks is set to start in Genea on May 10.

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