Syria govt agrees Eid ceasefire: Brahimi
Wednesday, 24 October 2012
CAIRO: The Syrian government has agreed to a ceasefire during the four-day Muslim Eid holiday starting this week, international peace envoy LakhdarBrahimi said in Cairo on Wednesday.
Many rebel leaders he contacted had also agreed to a truce during the holiday, which starts on Friday, he told reporters in Cairo after meeting Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi.
The Syrian government would officially announce its acceptance by Thursday, he added. (AFP)