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Syria ceasefire needs ‘major change of behaviour’ by regime, Russia: UK

February 22
19:47 2016

The Syrian ceasefire announced by the United States and Russia will only work if there is a "major change of behaviour" by the Syrian regime and Russia, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Monday. "It will only succeed if there is a major change of behaviour by the Syrian regime and its backers," he said. The United States and Russia announced the "cessation of hostilities" on Monday, indicating it would come into effect on Saturday 27.

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