Civilian Killings Mount in Idlib as Cease-fire Breaks Down
|01/17/2020||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
The cease-fire in Syria’s Idlib apparently broke down before it even began.
High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet’s spokesman, Jeremy Laurence, told VOA that immediately following the supposed cease-fire declared nearly a week ago, ground-based strikes were being lobbed by both the Syrian government and rebel forces.
Soon after, he said, Syria and its Russian allies resumed airstrikes, increasing the threat to civilians.
“We have serious concerns about the cease-fire,” Laurence said. “The fact that fighting continues, and attacks continue. We do not know the exact terms of the cease-fire agreements. They are certainly vague. But suffice it to read more >>>