>> Russia and Turkey ceasefire deal for Syria seem to be holding on Friday, after a shaky start during the night. It came into a fact that midnight on Thursday with the aim of ending nearly six years of blood shed. Monitors and a rebel official reported clashes almost immediately after the deal was announced, but just hours later, they said calm had been restored.
Russia and Turkey back opposing sides in the conflict, but managed to broker the truce despite their icy relations. The US so far, excluded, a sign some say have a growing frustration over Washington stands on Syria. But Russia's Foreign Minister says America could join the peace process once Donald Trump takes office on January the 20th.
It's the third Syria's attempt at a nationwide ceasefire in Syria this year. The other two report about by cold war
] Washington and Moscow, both collapsed within weeks. Russian leader Vladimir Putin says planned peace talks in Kazakhstan will take place soon, as long as the ceasefire holds