Russia and the United States announced the beginning of the truce in Syria from February 27


According to the joint statement of Russia and the US circulated the U.S. Department of state, the parties reached an agreement on the ceasefire in Syria, Reuters reports. It should enter into force on 27 February.

The cessation of hostilities will begin at 00:00 (Damascus) February 27, 2016 (23:00 MSK on February 26).

The statement stressed that the ceasefire will involve all existing on the territory of Syria group, in addition to terrorist organizations “Islamic state” and “dzhebhat EN-Nusra” (both organizations are banned in Russia).