The Arrangement between the U.S., Russia and Jordan on Ceasefire in Southwest Syria
(Statement by Foreign Press Secretary Norio Maruyama)
1. On July 7, in Jordan, the U.S., Russia and Jordan reached an arrangement on ceasefire in southwest Syria. Japan welcomes efforts to reduce violence in Syria.
2. Japan strongly hopes that this agreement will enhance the cease fire regime and ensure rapid, safe and unhindered humanitarian access, paving a way for substantial progress in the political process in Syria.