Saudi Arabia welcomes ceasefire agreement in Syria

By REUTERS
September 13, 2016 19:49

 
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DUBAI - Saudi Arabia, a supporter of Syrian rebels fighting to topple President Bashar al Assad, on Tuesday welcomed a ceasefire in Syria and said it hoped the deal would lead to the resumption of peace talks on the basis of the Geneva 1 accord.

"The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is following with interest the start of the temporary ceasefire in Syria," Saudi state news agency reported, quoting a foreign ministry official.

"It (the kingdom) expressed its welcome for the ceasefire agreement which would ease the humanitarian suffering of the brotherly Syrian people."

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