Syria: In addition to the ceasefire, a key part of the Annan plan is withdrawal of government forces from centres of population. Reports so far suggest the regime has made little or no effort to do so.
and......Syria: The Assad regime has no intention of breaking the ceasefire and has already made several military drawbacks, Syrian foreign minister Jihad Makdissi told BBC Radio 4's Today programme.Syria: Some comment from China's foreign ministry now which has called on the Syrian opposition to honour the ceasefire agreement, releasing a statement on its website.Syria: Some updated information from the situation on the ground in Syria this morning. Syria: Meantime David Cameron who is currently on a tour of South East Asia has urged Russia and China to join the world in "tightening the noose" around the Syrian regime.Syria: The 6am deadline for a ceasefire in Syria has passed and the situation remains quiet so far in compliance with Kofi Annan's UN-backed peace plan. However there remains widespread doubts from the international community that Syria will comply.