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Syria army urges residents to quit Aleppo as ceasefire begins

Syria army urges residents to quit Aleppo as ceasefire begins

Oct 20, – Moscow said the truce would be extended by 24 hours, and the UN said it hoped to carry out the first medical evacuations from Aleppo on Friday, after getting clearance from all warring parties. A “humanitarian pause” in the Syrian army’s Russian-backed assault on Aleppo took effect Thursday, but despite a drop […]

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Russia halts Aleppo strikes in goodwill gesture

Russia halts Aleppo strikes in goodwill gesture

Oct 19, –  It came a day after Russia said there would be an eight-hour “humanitarian pause” in the battered city on Thursday, a move welcomed by the United Nations and the European Union which nevertheless said the ceasefire needed to be longer to allow the delivery of aid. Moscow announced Tuesday that Russian and […]

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