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Russia to continue air strikes around Aleppo even if ceasefire is agreed: Interfax

Aerial footage released by Russia's Defence Ministry shows airstrikes hitting what the Defence Ministry says were Islamic State oil storage facilities, at an unknown location in Syria. REUTERS/Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will continue its air strikes around Aleppo even if a ceasefire agreement in Syria is reached, the Interfax news agency reported on Monday, citing a Russian Foreign Ministry official.

Reporting by Dmitry Solovyov; Editing by Andrew Osborn

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