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.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:47 - GMT 06:47