Damascus, September 19: In a press release issued from the capital, the Syrian Deputy PM has on behalf of President Assad’s government called for an indefinite cease fire in the on going war against the rebels.
According to the deputy prime minister the civil war has come to a stage of complete stalemate , where neither the government nor the rebels are making any substantial headway,therefore, it is in the best interest of both the parties to resolve their dispute at a world forum. He was referring to the proposed peace talks in Geneva.
This statement comes in the wake of the Assad’s government losing its credibility among the comity of free nations for perpetrating war crimes against its own citizens, especially the serious allegations of using chemical weapons against the rebels in Ghouta on August 21.
An estimated 100,000 people have been killed in the conflict, while millions have either fled the country or have been declared IDP’s (Internally Displaced Persons) .