UN chief asks warring parties to uphold cease-fire in Syria's Idlib
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
UNITED NATIONS, March 15 (Xinhua) -- United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday asked warring parties in Syria to uphold the cease-fire arrangement in the country's northwestern city of Idlib.
"I am extremely concerned about reported increased military operations in the last few weeks," Guterres said in a statement. "Counter-terrorism operations cannot override responsibilities to protect civilians. A cease-fire in Idlib is a necessary step to pave the way for a nationwide cease- ...