UN Security Council endorses halt to fighting in Syria

The UN Security Council unanimously adopts a resolution welcoming the cessation of hostilities in Syria and demanding that all parties to the agreement fulfill their commitments to halt fighting.

"The UN Security Council ... welcomes the cessation of hostilities as a step towards a lasting ceasefire and reaffirms the close linkage between a ceasefire and a parallel political process," the resolution says.

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