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Russia rules out extending bombing pause in Syria's Aleppo unilaterally: Interfax
October 19, 2016 / 11:16 AM / a year ago

Russia rules out extending bombing pause in Syria's Aleppo unilaterally: Interfax

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Wednesday that Russia ruled out extending a pause in bombing of Syria’s Aleppo unilaterally, Russia’s Interfax news agency quoted him as saying.

A Civil Defence member stands as a front loader removes debris after an air strike Sunday in the rebel-held besieged al-Qaterji neighbourhood of Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

Ryabkov also said Moscow did not yet see any point in a meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Syria.

Reporting by Alexander Winning; Writing by Maria Tsvetkova

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