Russia and Syria halt Aleppo airstrikes in ‘humanitarian pause’



Russian and Syrian warplanes halted their airstrikes on Syria’s besieged city of Aleppo yesterday in preparation for a temporary pause in the military push that Moscow has announced for later in the week, the Russian defence minister said.
Both Russian and Syrian air raids were suspended at 10am yesterday, defence minister Sergei Shoigu said. He described the suspension as a precursor for the opening of humanitarian corridors.
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18 October 2016 in World News, Views: 40
Source: Scotsman
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