Russia says ready to support weekly 48-hour ‘humanitarian pauses’ Aleppo

A resident of the Tariq al-Bab neighbourhood of Aleppo, inspects the damage caused by reported air raids that targetted rebel-held areas in the northern city on August 16, 2016. (AFP)

Russia is willing to support a proposal by UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura for weekly 48-hour “humanitarian pauses” in Syria’s Aleppo, the Russian defense ministry said on Twitter on Thursday.

Russia is ready to introduce the first “humanitarian pause” next week, the ministry said.
 

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