U.N special envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi said the Syrian government has agreed to a ceasefire during the Eid al-Adha holiday, adding that some opposition armed groups that he had been able to contact had agreed to the principle of a ceasefire.
Brahimi was speaking at a press conference in Cairo, after a recent visit to Damascus.
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