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Hezbollah supports Syria ceasefire and political talks
February 12, 2017 / 4:02 PM / 9 months ago

Hezbollah supports Syria ceasefire and political talks

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Lebanese Hezbollah movement strongly supports the Syria ceasefire agreed upon in Kazakhstan and any truce that could lead to a political solution, its leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Sunday.

A man sports a poster of Lebanon's Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah during a demonstration to commemorate Ashura in Sanaa, Yemen October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah/File Photo

Russia and Turkey brokered a shaky ceasefire in December between rebel groups and the government in Syria, where Hezbollah is fighting in support of President Bashar al-Assad.

Reporting by Ellen Francis; Editing by Toby Chopra

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