JUDY WOODRUFF: Syria’s civil war has ground on for almost five years, but this day saw a diplomatic step that could begin the process of ending a conflict that’s killed 250,000 people and displaced millions more.
Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner begins our coverage.
MARGARET WARNER: Syrian government forces and rebel groups battled furiously through the weekend. But some of the shooting is supposed to stop this Saturday. Official word came after President Obama spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin by phone.
White House spokesman Josh Earnest:
JOSH EARNEST, White House Press Secretary: It will require all of the parties who signed onto …read more