Video – Ceasefire goes into effect in Syria’s southwest –


Published on Jul 9, 2017

A ceasefire has come into force in southwest Syria after a deal was brokered by the US, Russia and Jordan.

The truce began at midday (09:00 GMT) on Sunday, in the provinces of Deraa, Suweida and Quneitra, along the Jordanian border.

The area is reported to be calm so far with no air strikes or fighting,

Al Jazeera’s Natasha Ghoneim reports from Gaziantep near the Turkey-Syria border.

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