The Latest: French president: Aleppo situation unacceptable

October 19, 2016 3:12 PM

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French President Francois Hollande has called the situation in Aleppo “unacceptable, intolerable, unbearable” ahead of a meeting in Berlin that was primarily aimed at tackling problems in Ukraine.

The French president made the comments Wednesday in Paris following a meeting with Rahed Al-Saleh, the head of the White Helmets volunteer civil defense force that digs the dead and injured out from collapsed buildings, and a Syrian delegation from Aleppo.

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