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Russia says talks under way to agree freeze in fighting in Aleppo

AFP | DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published May 1, 2016, 4:50 pm IST
Updated May 1, 2016, 4:50 pm IST
United States had demanded that the Syrian regime halt their bombardment in Aleppo.
overnment forces chat near a tank three kilometres from the Shiite villages of Nabbul and Zahra in Syria's northern Aleppo province. (Photo: AFP)
 overnment forces chat near a tank three kilometres from the Shiite villages of Nabbul and Zahra in Syria's northern Aleppo province. (Photo: AFP)

Moscow: Russia said on Sunday that talks were under way to agree a freeze in fighting in Aleppo province after the United States demanded that the Syrian regime halt their bombardment there.

"Currently active negotiations are underway to establish a 'regime of silence' in Aleppo province," Lieutenant General Sergei Kuralenko, head of Moscow's coordination centre in Syria, was quoted as saying by Russian news agencies.

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