US Secretary of State John Kerry said Washington is considering a “plan B” in Syria, if peace negotiations and the ceasefire fail. Media reports suggest that the backup plan could include the division of Syria.
Mr. Kerry’s comments came after Russia and the US agreed a document on the cessation of hostilities in the Arab republic. According to the deal, the ceasefire will start on February 27 and will last for one week.
The truce is applied to all parties of the conflict, which indicated their commitment to accept the terms of the deal, except for the terrorist groups Daesh and al-Nusra Front.
Commenting on John Kerry’s statement, Tim Anderson, distinguished author and senior lecturer of political economy at the University of Sydney, told Radio Sputnik that Washington is unlikely to launch a new military operation in Syria, noting that the White House has no appetite for an escalation of…
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