Wednesday, February 24 2016 14:28 EET
Obama's video conference on Syria truce: U.S, French, German, and British leaders get together
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President of the United States Barack Obama held a video conference with the heads of France, Germany and Britain on Tuesday. The main aim of the conversation was a cessation of hostilities in Syria.

British Prime Minister David Cameron, French President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Barack Obama discussed hostilities deal reached in Munich earlier this month. During this conference call, Obama expressed his willingness to stop every combat action before leaving the presidency.

All leaders "underscored the importance of an immediate halt to the indiscriminate bombing of civilian populations," the White House announced.

U.N. envoy Staffan de Mistura suspended disputes about Syrian conflict in Geneva on February 3 because of too 'powerful' differences between two sides, a huge number of military operations, and a big influence of the government near the northern city of Aleppo.

Nowadays, de Mistura cannot persuade the parties to return to the adoption of a peaceful solution and, therefore, cannot name the exact date of the next negotiations.

On Tuesday, Assad's regime agreed on a proposed U.S.-Russian ceasefire. Nevertheless, they reserve the right to open fire in case of any violence. The agreement was also approved by the main opposition and moderate opposition umbrella group, but on their own terms.

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