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originally posted by: rajas
After the tragedy in France yesterday the world leaders have come to a conclusion.
— Kerry: Transitional government for Syria to be set in 6 months, elections in 18 months.
The five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council also agreed to pass a resolution in favor of a ceasefire in Syria.
The diplomats agreed on a means to enforce a cease-fire but failed to agree on which groups other than the Islamic State and al-Qaida affiliates would not be eligible for the truce. Under those terms, the sponsors of each group covered by the cease-fire would be responsible for making sure that group upholds it. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Jordan would oversee a process that would identify which groups should be considered for identification as terrorists. That process is to be completed by the time the political process between the government and opposition begins in January. Kerry acknowledged that participants also failed to agree on Assad's role in the transition or his potential future role in the country's government. The United States and its allies have said the war cannot end while Assad is in power but Russia and Iran have insisted that Syrians must decide their own leadership.
originally posted by: Willtell
a reply to: Discotech
There not going to give ISIS any state that would be pure insanity
originally posted by: Nyiah
I have a strong feeling Russia found the jugular in Syria, whatever it may be, and went for it. I'd LOVE to know what their hole-in-one here was.