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Yesterday, the French foreign minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, warned that Syria faces perpetual war unless Russia agrees to turn the one-month ceasefire in Idlib into a wider UN-endorsed political agreement.

The US national security adviser, John Bolton, also raised the prospect of an endless conflict at the UN general assembly:

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