This Tuesday US Secretary of state John Kerry will have to answer questions of the Senate Committee on foreign Affairs and give the parliamentarians a report on the ceasefire plan in Syria and the budget of his Department the following year.
In anticipation of this event on Capitol hill in Washington held a protest action which participants demanded to stop funding the «repressive regimes», which, in their opinion, are Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Israel.
Recall that earlier in the day Russian President Vladimir Putin has named the conditions, under which at midnight, on February 27, in Syria will come into force a ceasefire. The statement of the President of the Russian Federation in the evening of Monday, February 22, broadcast of Russian TV channels.
«Until noon on February 26, all the warring parties in Syria must confirm to us or to the American partners of its commitment to the ceasefire, – quotes Putin Agency «Interfax». – Russian and American military jointly, the maps will determine the areas in which operate such groupings. Military operations against them by the armed forces of the SAR, the Russian armed forces and the US-led coalition will not be conducted».
U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry said that the United States welcomes the final agreement on the ceasefire in Syria and thank you for your contribution to the achievement of Russia and other members of the International support group in Syria.
«Today’s agreement is the result of purposeful diplomatic efforts of many countries and groups. I want to thank everyone who worked hard on his achievement, including the delegation of the USA and Russia, as well as the other members (MGPS)» – quoted Kerry Agency TASS .