Croatian foreign minister satisfied with cessation of hostilities in Syria

Croatian Foreign Minister Miro Kovac said during a visit to Munich on Friday that he was satisfied that the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) had reached agreement on a cessation of hostilities in that country.

UN: World powers' new Syria aid task force to meet Friday

A new task force by major powers will hold its first meeting later on Friday in Geneva, with the aim of getting aid to besieged Syrians, a UN spokesman says.