Syria willing to suspend Aleppo air strikes for six weeks: U.N.




 
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February 18th, 2015  
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Topic: Syria willing to suspend Aleppo air strikes for six weeks: U.N.


By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The Syrian government is willing to suspend its aerial bombardment and artillery shelling of the northern city of Aleppo so that a local ceasefire can be tested, the United Nations mediator on Syria said on Tuesday. Aleppo is at the forefront of clashes between pro-government forces and a range of insurgents, including Islamist brigades, al Qaeda's hardline Syria wing, Nusra Front, and Western-backed units. ...




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