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MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Syrian Army is planning offensives against the cities of Deir al-Zor and Raqqa with the support of the Russian Air Force, RIA news agency quoted Alexei Borodavkin, Russia's ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, as saying on Friday. (Reporting by Jack Stubbs; Editing by Paul Tait)
Russia and the United States have agreed a "regime of silence" in Syria from midnight on Friday, RIA news agency cited a diplomatic source as saying. Moscow and Washington will act as guarantors to the agreement which will apply to areas in Latakia and in the suburbs of capital Damascus, RIA cited the source as saying.