National Security

  • Stories
  • Images
  • Background
Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and UN special envoy on Syria Staffan de Mistura are pictured during a meeting of the ISSG on Feb. 11, 2016 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Alexandra Beier/Pool/Getty)

World powers agree to Syria ceasefire

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday (local time) that an international meeting on the Syria crisis had agreed to implement a "cessation of hostilities" in Syria and to immediately expand delivery of humanitarian aid.Kerry, speaking in Germany after marathon talks that included Russia and more than a dozen other countries,...

Join In

Discussion Groups