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Violence continues despite Syria truce

Mar 01, 2018 - The Washington Post

U.N. official says nothing has changed, 'More bombing. More fighting.'

Five days after passing a resolution calling for an immediate 30-day cease-fire in Syria, the U.N. Security Council was told Wednesday that nothing has changed, particularly in the besieged Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta.

In a terse assessment, U.N. humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock responded with a simple "No" nearly a dozen times to council questions about whether the resolution had been implemented.

No ...