UN welcomes Syria ceasefire against backdrop of deadlock and dissent

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The truce led by Russia and Turkey is holding – but the different players in the peace process still have conflicting objectives

A tentative ceasefire is holding in most parts of Syria as the truce’s main backer, Russia, pushes for a United Nations resolution, which it says would start a political process that could quickly take the steam out of six years of war.

As the most destructive year of the conflict drew to a close, Moscow and Ankara were moving frantically to secure the deal, which each side claimed offers the best hope yet of an end to a war that has had few boundaries and no apparent endpoint.

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