Russia says UN must urge al-Qaida militants to leave Aleppo

October 14, 2016 3:51 PM

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MOSCOW – A senior Russian diplomat says a new United Nations Security Council resolution on Syria should include a U.N. envoy's proposal for the al-Qaida-linked militants to leave Aleppo.

Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said Friday the resolution also must endorse provisions of a U.S.-Russian cease-fire deal that fell apart amid a Syrian army offensive on Aleppo.

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