Russia, Syria stopped airstrikes on Aleppo at 0700 GMT - Russian defence minister

Russia, Syria stopped airstrikes on Aleppo at 0700 GMT - Russian defence minister
 

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday that Russian and Syrian air forces had stopped airstrikes on Aleppo from 1000 local time (0700 GMT), ahead of the announced "humanitarian pause" scheduled for Oct. 20.
Russia's Defence Ministry said on Monday that a pause in strikes on Syria's largest city would be in force on Thursday, from 0800 (0500 GMT) until 1600, to allow civilians and rebels to leave the city.
Military experts will meet in Geneva on Wednesday to begin work on separating "terrorists" from Syria's opposition, Russia's state Rossiya 24 channel... read more

 
18 October 2016 in World News, Views: 29
Source: Reuters
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