CAIRO, June 17. /TASS/. The Syrian army’s command has announced a unilateral ceasefire in Deraa, in the country’s south, the SANA news agency reported, citing Syria’s Defense Ministry.
"The army halts combat actions in the city of Deraa starting from 12:00 local time on Saturday for 48 hours," the ministry’s statement said.
The decision was declared by the Syrian army to "support efforts towards national reconciliation in the country.".