Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct.24/ Trend A.Taghiyeva /
Syria is considering a proposal of the UN and the Arab League on ceasefire during Eid al-Adha, the Syrian television reports with reference to the country's Foreign Ministry's spokesman Jihad al-Maqdisi, as saying on Wednesday.
Damascus will give a definitive answer on Thursday, Oct.25, al-Maqdisi said.
Earlier Joint Arab League-United Nations Special Representative for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi stated that the Syrian authorities agreed to cease fire in the country during Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice).
Anti-government protests have continued in Syria for a year and half.
According to UN, the total number of victims of the conflict in Syria is nearing 30,000.
More than 230,000 have become refugees with around three million in need of humanitarian assistance. The Syrian authorities say they oppose the well-armed militants.
Do you have any feedback? Contact our journalist at email@example.com