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Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week

John Kerry hailed the results but noted they were "commitments on paper." It was not clear if deep and festering differences between the US and Russia on these issues could be overcome.

Diplomats trying to secure a ceasefire for the civil war in Syria fell short in organizing an immediate truce but agreed to try to work out details and implement a temporary "cessation of hostilities" in the coming week.

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