International Syria Support Group to meet on Tuesday: US

"The International Syria Support Group meeting will be a very important signals check for members of this group to assess the agreement ... where we are and what next steps need to be taken and where we need to see more improvement," said State Department spokesman Mark Toner.

By: Reuters | New York | Published:September 20, 2016 1:15 am
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The International Syria Support Group will meet on Tuesday on the sidelines of the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations, the US State Department said as a US-Russia brokered ceasefire agreement appeared to be unraveling on Monday.

“The International Syria Support Group meeting will be a very important signals check for members of this group to assess the agreement … where we are and what next steps need to be taken and where we need to see more improvement,” said State Department spokesman Mark Toner. The group includes the United States and Russia, which support opposite sides in the conflict, as well as major European and Gulf nations.