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    Kerry to Lavrov: US to Ensure Syrian Opposition Comply With Ceasefire

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    Department of State announced that US Secretary of State pledged to Russian Foreign Minister over the telephone on Friday that the United States will work with the Syrian opposition to preserve the ceasefire in the country.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) US Secretary of State John Kerry pledged to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov over the telephone on Friday that the United States will work with the Syrian opposition to preserve the ceasefire in the country, the US Department of State announced in a release.

    "Secretary Kerry said the United States expected Russia to urge the regime [government of President Bashar Assad] to comply with the cessation and that we would work with the opposition to do the same," the release said.

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